Turkey reaffirms readiness to provide Libya with military assistance if so requested

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Turkey reaffirms readiness to provide Libya with military assistance if so requested

December 15, 2019 - 10:55
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu has said that Turkey did not receive a request from Libya yet, to provide them with military support or to send soldiers to confront Haftar's forces, confirming "Turkey is ready, if so requested".

Çavuşoğlu remarks came on the sidelines of his participation in the Doha Forum, in Qatar, on Saturday.

Turkish Foreign Minister discussed with the Presidential Council head, Fayez Al-Sarraj, yesterday in Doha, practical steps to implement MoUs in security and maritime cooperation between the two countries.