Turkish sales from shoe exports to Libya totaled $16.4 million, showing the highest increase in exports in the sector, by 122.9 percent during the first quarter of this fiscal year.
According to the Turkish Anadolu Agency, Libya is ranked fifth among Turkish shoe importers, following Italy at $16.8 million.
The top importers of Turkish shoes were Russia with $25.8 million, Germany with $25.7 million, and Spain with $17.9 million.
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune has made it clear that his country sees that the government that holds international legitimacy in Libya is the government headed by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, emphasizing that Algeria is with the "international legitimacy and nothing else."
In an interview with the Algerian state-run TV on Saturday evening, President Tebboune disclosed that the Libyan side requested the organization of an international conference in Algeria to address the Libyan crisis.
Oil facilities at the Zawiya refinery had suffered damage following armed clashes on Friday evening, the National Oil Corporation (NOC) confirmed on Saturday.
"Preliminary statistics indicate that 29 sites were damaged, including oil derivatives tanks and several other tanks, and the company’s maintenance and safety teams are still carrying out work to assess and quantify the damage," the NOC said in a statement on Facebook.