BAGHDAD (Reuters) -
Accused the report of the "United Nations" of the United Arab Emirates, violating the arms embargo imposed on Libya and to provide combat helicopters and military aircraft forces, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.
According to the report prepared by experts from the International Organization that "Abu Dhabi has provided material support and direct support (the Libyan National Army) led by Hfter."
Report of the United Nations, reported that the United Arab Emirates provided helicopter gunships and warplanes to the parallel forces of the Libyan authorities , led by Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar , in violation of the arms embargo on Libya imposed by the international organization.
According to the report prepared by experts in the United Nations and sent to the UN Security Council that "the United Arab Emirates has provided both material support and direct support of the Libyan National Army, which has increased significantly available" for this army air support. "
The report added that "gear entering Libya has become increasingly complex nature," noting that "external support to armed groups in the area of direct support, training and technical assistance has also increased."
United Nations experts said they were able to track delivery of combat helicopters are made in Belarus shipments to the United Arab Emirates and provided pictures of the presence of these helicopters in the "server" air base in eastern Libya show a stronghold Hfter.
Experts sought to confirm information that combat helicopters "Mi -24 B" was handed over to " the Libyan national army" in April / April 2015. For its part , Belarus confirmed that it had sold four helicopters to the UAE in 2014.
Experts also stressed that the UAE provided "the Libyan National Army," one plane at least from the aircraft, "AT -802 Aye", pointing out that armored vehicles sourced from companies based in the UAE have been delivered to the army in Tobruk in April / April 2016.
According to the report, the United Arab Emirates did not respond to the request made by the United Nations experts to clarify the subject.
It rejects "the Libyan National Army" led Hfter to recognize the government of "national reconciliation" internationally backed and based in the Tripoli-based. Hfter forces and controls all major cities and military bases in the desert south of Libya.