The Presidential Council Officially Declares Itself Supreme Commander of the Libyan Army

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The UN-appointed Presidential Council of the Government of National Reconciliation published memorandum No. 3, 2016 which formalized the formation of a private operations room to lead military operations in the area between Ajdabiya and Sirte. The Presidential Council declared itself the supreme commander of the Libyan army and prohibits any form of military or paramilitary combat operations within the boundaries of the zone not subject to the orders and instructions of the official command center except in cases of self – defense.
Colonel Yusuf Khalifa is the appointed head of the command center which is tasked to secure the entire oil crescent.

Jamahiriya News Agency