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The EU is concerned by reports of mass graves in Libya

The EU is concerned by reports of the discovery of eight mass graves near the town of Tarhuna in the West of Libya, said in published on Tuesday a statement the foreign service of the EU.

"The EU reminds all parties to the conflict in Libya of their obligations to protect civilians and infrastructure in accordance with international humanitarian law", - stated in the message.

Earlier, the national consensus Government of Libya said that in Tarragon after the retreat of the Libyan national army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot allegedly discovered mass graves. The UN mission in Libya has called for the investigation of these facts.

In Libya, the confrontation between the government Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the Libyan national army under the command of Khalifa the Haftarot, more than a year trying to recapture the capital. Both sides claim that opponents are using weapons and manpower from the outside.

In recent weeks, the NTC forces have reported significant progress in the battle for Tripoli and announced the intention to build on the success, to establish control over the city of Sirte and other areas to the East of the capital.