In the eight countries was prepared for the Mission, from a directed to A group of private forces should be attacked, according to a confidential report to Turkish ships in Libya. After a few days in the war-torn country, something mysterious happened.
New York (AP) - The kinky conflict in Libya has become a proxy war of a number of influential countries.
One of the UN experts mission unmasked secret private Western forces - drawn from the United Arab Emirates illustrates how the chaotic country, more and more to the game ball in the international power struggle. It is dubious security companies, which support a Libyan Warlord, smuggled helicopter, and planned Raids on ships in the Mediterranean sea. The German press Agency, could see the almost 80 pages long, confidential report.
the end of June, 2019 at least 20 people have increased accordingly, in Amman, Jordan in a cargo machine of the type Turboprop. They come from Australia, France, Malta, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States. Officially they are in the order of the science on the road and will perform in Libya, "geophysical and hyperspectral surveys" on behalf of Jordan. However, the UN report called a "cover-up story". This is according to information to members of private military companies, your Plan is far less peaceful.
your destination of Benghazi in the East of the civil war country. Benghazi is the stronghold of the powerful General Khalifa Haftar, who has launched more than a year ago an Offensive on the capital Tripoli in the West and the internationally recognized unit of government in the country wants to overthrow. Among his allies are the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Russia, France, and Egypt. Again and again there were reports of supply of arms. A UN report came recently to the conclusion that up to 1200 of the paramilitaries, a Russian security company were in the country.
But the March Haftars on Tripoli remained still, which was also due to the foreign support for the unity government: head of government Fajis Al-Sarradsch Italy, Qatar and Turkey on its side. Blatant weapons deliveries from Ankara, despite a UN embargo on the country as a whole are well documented.
Here are the magic forces come into play which are not referred to by the experts explicitly as a "mercenary". You are to intercept, therefore, the supply of Weapons from Turkey. "The panel is of the view that a goal of the project Opus was (Haftar) with the ability to equip the sea route for weapons from Turkey to the unity government in Tripoli to stop". The documents also evaluated the entertainment Involved In it is hot, the task was "to enter the enemy's supply ships, and to search". A "Maritime attack group" was the speech.
The planning of the secret Operation was carried out according to the experts, especially from companies based in the United Arab Emirates, in particular, the report "Lancaster6" and "Opus Capital Asset highlights". Of them, six military helicopters were procured - three of the type "Super Puma" and three Aérospatiale SA 341 - the middle of June, 2019 in South Africa, first of all, on the overland route to Botswana and from there to Benghazi has been flown.
at The same time, thousands of miles of two military inflatable boats for a daily rate of up to 5,000 euros for a total of 90 days away: At the southern tip of Europe, in Malta, rented "Opus Capital Asset" according to the report. As the helicopter they should be, therefore, with machine guns equipped. 27. June brought the boats to Benghazi.
Everything was prepared, as the forces to land at the end of June with the cargo plane in the Libyan city. In the South Bengasis they had come, according to the a generous living plant, protected by a local militia. But already on the 2. July - not a week after their arrival broke their leader the surgery suddenly. In the evening, the group boarded the two boats in the port of Benghazi, one of them had to leave due to a defect. After a 15-hour journey at night over the Mediterranean sea, they arrived in Valetta on Malta.
The backgrounds to stay also for the experts of a mystery: "The body has the reason for the evacuation and the Return of assets in Libya is not yet determined." But Malta had already been a lawyer for the group, and also a new cover-up story: The people were oilfield workers and would have had to leave Libya due to the unrest as soon as possible.
Open the report, who was ultimately responsible for the "project Opus" leaves. The UN Mission of the United Arab Emirates dropped a Mail with a request for an opinion first, unanswered. Also "Lancaster6" and "Opus Capital Asset limited" did not respond to requests initially.
Planned and the Operation was carried out according to the report, in at least eight countries: The UAE, Jordan, Malta, Libya, Angola, Botswana, South Africa and the USA. At least ten companies from three countries - the UAE had been, the British virgin Islands and Malta - will be involved. A further company in South Africa to have been clouded by, among other things, the identity of the mastermind.Updated Date: 28 May 2020, 03:33