Turkish Defence Minister: Turkey will not sit idly by while Libya’s Tripoli is under attack

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Turkish Defence Minister: Turkey will not sit idly by while Libya’s Tripoli is under attack

January 01, 2020 - 11:24
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar has said that his country cannot remain on the sidelines about what is happening in Libya.

Anadolu Agency quoted the minister as saying "We cannot remain indifferent to the harm done to our Libyan brothers".

Akar confirmed that preparations have begun for sending military forces to Libya.

He pointed out that the Turkish military mission will be entrusted to the Turkish forces and the Ministry of Defence immediately upon the approval of the motion regarding the deployment of Turkish forces to Libya by the parliament.