Trump and Haftar discussed need for peace
White House informed that President Donald Trump had a telephone conversation with Libyan Commander Khalifa Haftar and discussed “ongoing counter terrorism efforts and the need to achieve peace and stability in Libya.”
The telephone call took place on April 15, Monday, however it was announced by the administration only by the end of the week.
Commander Haftar has double US and Libyan citizenship.
President Trump “recognized Field Marshal Haftar‘s significant role in fighting terrorism and securing Libya’s oil resources, and the two discussed a shared vision for Libya’s transition to a stable, democratic political system,” the White House said in its official readout of the call.