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Libya’s Foreign Ministry asks Tunisian authorities for coordination regarding Haftar’s aircraft

The Libyan Foreign Ministry has asked the Tunisian authorities for coordination before taking any action regarding the Libyan warplane that landed on Monday morning in Mednine.

According to a source from the ministry, meetings for the Libyan Chargé d’affaires in Tunis with Tunisian Foreign and Defense Ministries about the issue are about to take place.

A source from the Libyan embassy in Tunis said they had formed a commission in Sfax to stay in contact with Tunisian authorities about the warplane.

A Libyan L39 warplane in Bani Ghazal in southern Mednine in Tunisia and according to the Tunisian Defense Ministry, the pilot said he had a technical malfunction that led him to make an emergency landing.

Meanwhile, a Libyan military source has confirmed that the L39 was for Khalifa Haftar’s Air Force and it had taken off from Brak Al-Shatti airbase, adding that the GPS device was damaged and the pilot lost destination so he had to land in Tunisia after the aircraft’s fuel ran out.

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