MOSCOW (Sputnik) – A "small number" of British advisers are said to be working "very much in the background" alongside US counterparts in Misrata, sources told The Telegraph daily late Saturday.
US military operatives have reportedly begun "giving tactical training" to select local militias earlier, according to the daily.
The instability in the country facilitated the emergence of numerous militant groups, particularly Daesh, which is outlawed in many countries, including the United States and Russia.
US forces are known to carry out regular drone strikes against Daesh targets over Libya. White House spokesman Josh Earnest said this week President Barack Obama planned to address the terrorist organization’s advances in Libya with top military officials.
Also this week, Libyan military officials said 15 French special forces members have been assisting national troops in fighting the extremists in Benghazi for two months.