Libya's army commander Khalifa Haftar - File photo
MOSCOW, 17 Jan 2020: Commander of Libya National Army General Khalifa Haftar has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for his efforts to end fighting in the war-torn country, Sputnik quoted the Kremlin as saying Friday.
"Vladimir Putin, my dear friend!" Haftar said in a letter to Putin, quoted by the Kremlin ahead of a Libya peace conference in Germany that the Russian leader will attend on Sunday.
"I express my personal gratitude and appreciation for the efforts of the Russian Federation to bring about peace and stability in Libya," Hafter said.