Libyan military chief Khalifa Haftar severely ill after stroke – reports

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But presidential hopeful’s Libyan National Army dismisses claims as fake news put out by worried opponents

Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Libyan military strongman seen as a potential winner of presidential elections in Libya this year, has reportedly been taken to hospital in Paris following a severe stroke.

Khalifa al-Obeidi, a spokesman for Haftar’s Libyan National Army, denied the claim as fake news generated by Haftar’s opponents, and his aides pointed to undated photographs of Haftar inspecting troops inside Libya.

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