"... The government, however, insists the militias are legitimate. Chief of Staff AbdulSalam Jadallah made it clear that this operation was not sanctioned by the government. He described the attack as "an act of treason and coup" and ordered the regular army and air force to end Hiftar's campaign.
For the past two years, Benghazi witnessed the killing and kidnapping of several hundred former and current army personnel. "We are Libya’s armed forces, and we are attacking the militias that have been killing us for months," Hiftar's spokesperson, Mohamed Hijazi, said...."
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 11:58 AM