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Libyan media reported on Thursday morning that the Libyan National Army’s air defense platforms shot down a Turkish reconnaissance plane west of the city of Sirte.
“The Libyan army is preparing to liberate the country from terrorists and foreign interference in the country, by improving defense systems and the air force and supporting all Libyan weapons with the army,” said Major General Ahmed al-Mismari, a spokesman for the Libyan National Army.
Al-Mesmari affirmed that the national army forces are ready and able to liberate the entire Libyan soil from invaders, terrorist groups and armed militias, noting that more than a thousand Syrian mercenaries have escaped from Sabratha and Sarman heading to Europe.
“Al-Mesmari” stated, according to the “Libya 24″ website during a press conference held on Wednesday evening, that the Libyan army forces complied with previous international resolutions, as well as calls for resolving the Libyan crisis politically, including the Berlin Conference, and welcomed the initiatives aimed at resolving the crisis and the cease-fire, the last of which is ” The Cairo Declaration, ”he said, adding that the army had stopped its time, while adhering to the right to respond to any attack by pro-Turkish militia and mercenaries.
He pointed out that the Libyan army believes in a political solution to the crisis for the benefit of the Libyans, at the same time it must prepare for any possible military confrontation in Libya, explaining that «the military solution is strongly prepared because the militias do not respect the initiatives and agreements, and that the Sirte and Al-Jafra hubs were strongly fortified during the last period In addition to the development and raising the efficiency of all Libyan army weapons, including air defense, aviation, and land and sea forces.
He addressed a message to the Libyans that the Libyan army is preparing to liberate the country from terrorists and foreign interventions in Libya, by improving defense systems and the air force and supporting all Libyan weapons with the army, and he said: We announce to the Libyans that the army is preparing to liberate Libya from terrorists and mercenaries.
Al-Mesmari added: “The battle is a fundamental choice against the militias, Turks and violators of the law, and the Libyan National Army has been preparing for the liberation of the homeland for the past period.” He continued, “We worked to restructure the operating room and lines of fire, and the Sirte front was strengthened with weapons, shields, radars and air defenses.”
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