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Libya’s Haftar says suspends military role, ahead of polls

September 23, 2021

TRIPOLI: Libya’s eastern strongman Khalifa Haftar said on Wednesday he was suspending his military activities, a step which could lead to his candidacy in elections later this year. In a statement, Haftar said he had named an interim replacement as head of the self-proclaimed Libyan National Army until December 24, the date of the legislative and presidential vote.