BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – A number of Russian-made warplanes were recently spotted over the front-lines of a key Libyan city that is located near the front-lines of the Libyan National Army (LNA) and Government of National Accord (GNA) forces.
In a short video shared on social media, three Russian-made MiG-29 fighter jets can be seen flying over the Al-Jafra area of northern Libya, which was previously the target of the Government of National Accord forces and their allies from the Turkish military.
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The presence of these fighter jets in the skies of Al-Jafra further confirm the reports about the transfer of Russian-made MiG-29 jets to Libya in 2020.
Initially, it was reported that the MiG-29 jets were transferred from Syria, via a Russian transport; however, this was never confirmed, despite the allegations.
While Russia maintains a neutral stance in Libya, they have been accused of providing military aid to the Libyan National Army in their war against the Government of National Accord forces.