Trend Update: Russian Special Forces in Libya??? March 2017
Ezekiel 38:5 Persia, Ethiopia and Put with them, all of them with shield and helmet…
Genesis 10:6 The sons of Ham were Cush and Mizraim and Put and Canaan.
These are Noah’s grandchildren. The sons of Ham by and large settled in Africa. Historical Put is a country that will join Russian and others in their future invasion of Israel.
Put or Phut means “a bow”; a nation and people of northern Africa; probably Libyans. –Strong’s Concordance. Consensus among researchers and scholars is noted that Put is modern day Libya.
In the last year, Russia has strengthened ties with Turkey, Iran, Syria, and Lebanon. Significant military and economic relationships with African countries have not been observed related to the Ezekiel 38-39 prophecy.
March 14, 2017: Russia is reported to have sent special troops and forces to western Egypt. The military operatives are near the Libyan border. Egyptian sources confirmed a 22 member unit of Russian special forces.
Fighting is reported internally in Libya near oil resources. Russia is suspected to support General Khalifa Haftar of the Libyan National Army. According to Reuters, General Haftar met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, on November 29, 2016.
Previously, the former Soviet Union had a friend in Libya’s Moammar Qaddafi. Looks like Russia under the leadership of Vladimir Putin wants to reconnect with an oil rich country.
United States and western officials have concerns this could follow like the course of events in Syria.
Russian officials have denied the report and called it “fake news”…
The Anadolu Agency, a news source out of Turkey, has denied the report in their publication.
RT out of Russia is denying as well. RT is reporting that both Russia and Egypt indicate there are no Russian troops in Egypt.
“There are no Russian special forces in Sidi Barrani,” Russian Defense Ministry’s official spokesman, Igor Konashenkov.
“There is no foreign soldier from any foreign country on Egyptian soil. This is a matter of sovereignty,” Egyptian Army Spokesman Tamer al-Rifai.