Speaker of Turkish Parliament deplores Cairo's support to Haftar

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Speaker of Turkish Parliament deplores Cairo's support to Haftar

August 08, 2019 - 13:55
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, Mustafa Şentop has criticized Egypt's support for Haftar against a legitimate government.

In an interview with Russia Today, Şentop said that the situation in Libya is not a civil war, it is more of a disobedience movement led by Haftar with Cairo's support against the Tripoli-based legitimate government.

He explained that Ankara supports peace efforts in Libya and supports the Government of National Accord, recognized by the international community.

"Specific international parties are trying to make the regime in Libya controlled from abroad, to facilitate their movements in the area," Şentop added.