The Tripoli-based Government of National Accord in a pre-dawn statement said Khalifa Haftar claiming to have a "mandate" to govern the country was another attempt in a series of coups and urged him to consider a humanitarian cessation of hostilities.
US says oil exports blocked by illegal militia of Khalifa Haftar must "resume" immediately, while Turkey's FM Mevlut Cavusoglu says Haftar must choose "political solution."
Although there has been a lull in airstrikes and less fighting over the past 10 days, heavy exchanges of artillery fire could be heard from some front lines south of Tripoli late on Sunday, residents said.
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Pro-Haftar mercenaries were also deployed to the region and drones operated by the United Arab Emirates were flying over Tripoli.
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