Hundreds of Russian mercenaries fighting for Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar against the internationally recognized government were evacuated from combat zones south of the capital Tripoli, according to various reports.
The reports come after a series of setbacks for Haftar's year-long offensive to seize the capital from the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA).
The novel coronavirus outbreak has revealed how weak the immune system of the global order is, Turkey's presidential spokesperson said on May 12.
"The global system has been locked for around two to two-and-a-half months. We have seen once again how the global order is disabled with many great weaknesses," İbrahim Kalın told a program broadcast on YouTube.
A new set of measures depending on whether an area has seen confirmed cases of COVID-19 or not have been announced by the head of the national crisis staff Ventsislav Mutafchiyski on March 11. The announcement came after an emergency meeting of the Cabinet security council was held, convened by Prime Minister Boiko Borissov, BNR reported.