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US military says Russia deployed fighter jets to Libya

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The U. S. is accusing Russia of sending fighter jets to Libya to help one side in the civil war there some say it's a sign of Russia's growing military intervention in Libya that threatens its U. N. backed government in Tripoli Russia's foreign ministry has denied that it secretly sent fighter jets to Libya the Pentagon said the jets were deployed to help Russian private military contractors already fighting in Libya against is internationally recognized government Russia has been covertly backing general Khalifa Haftar whose forces are seeking to take Libya's capital Tripoli on Monday the Libyan government says hundreds of the Russian contractors were evacuated after have to us forces were made to retreat it all underlines rushes growing intervention

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