HoR foreign affairs committee urges Turkey to ease visa requirements for Libyans

HoR foreign affairs committee urges Turkey to ease visa requirements for Libyans

October 14, 2021 - 20:08
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Head of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the House of Representatives (HoR) Yousef Al-Agori said in meeting with members from Turkish Parliament it was important to boost joint cooperation, including opening Turkish consulate in Benghazi and easing visa requirements for Libyans to Turkey as well as activating joint trade agreements, in addition to paving the way for the rerun of the Turkish firms to resume work on suspended projects.

During the virtual meeting, Al-Agori reiterated the importance of cooperation between the Libyan HoR and the Turkish Parliament including exchange of expertise, stressing the need for the withdrawal of all foreign forces and mercenaries from the country and urged Turkey to have a role in Libya's stability, including the success of December elections.

The member of the HoR, Salim Agnan, reiterated the importance of joint relations with Turkey, urging for resuming direct flights between Turkey and eastern and southern Libyan airports.

Turkish Parliament members said their country was keen on boost bilateral relations with Libya. They also discussed the latest developments in politics and ways to move forward with more cooperation, especially between the two parliaments.