"Many of our military experts studied in Russia. But in the future, when an arms embargo will be lifted and the deliveries of advanced weapons begin, we will need Russian weapons experts for military training," Haftar said.The UN Security Council introduced international sanctions against Libya in 2011, including an embargo on an arms trade with Libya.
He also added that Libya will not request arms deliveries from Russia in violation of a United Nations embargo.
"Russia is adhering to the arms embargo," Haftar, who arrived in Moscow for an official visit on Sunday, said. "We do not want to disturb our Russian friends concerning the Libyan crisis."
"Russia has corporations working in various fields. They could contribute to the restoration of infrastructure, investment, development of oil fields. All this will help the Libyan economy and strengthen ties between the countries," he added.
Haftar said he observed during his visit how "our Russian friends are closely monitoring the victories of the Libyan army over terrorism, and are interested in stabilizing the situation in the country".
Following the meeting, the Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement, saying that Moscow is ready to contribute to the promotion of political process to settle the Libyan crisis.
Libya has been in a state of turmoil since 2011, when a civil war began in the country and Muammar Gaddafi was overthrown. In December 2015, Libya’s rival governments — the Council of Deputies based in Tobruk and the Tripoli-based General National Congress — agreed to create the GNA, to form the Presidency Council and to end the political impasse.
The first meeting of the GNA cabinet took place on January 2, 2016 in Tunisia.