ANKARA

Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) announced late Monday that it has regained control of around 2,000 square miles of land west of the capital Tripoli from militias loyal to warlord Khalifa Haftar.

In a statement, GNA military spokesman Mohammed Qanunu said the forces have taken back 1,860 square miles of land following intense fighting with Haftar’s forces.

Qanunu said an armory, large amount of ammunition and military equipment belonging to Egypt and the United Arab Emirates were also seized.

He said as part of Operation Peace Storm, GNA forces also seized six panzers, 10 tanks, hundreds of

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