Libya, Turkey officials explore more joint cooperation

Libya, Turkey officials explore more joint cooperation

June 12, 2021 - 21:02
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah, Foreign Minister Najla Al-Mangoush and a number of government officials, including the Interior Minister, Khalid Mazen, held meetings in Tripoli Saturday with a Turkish delegation that included Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, Interior Minister, Suleyman Soylu, Chief of General Staff Yasar Guler, spy chief Hakan Fidan, communications director Fahrettin Altun and presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin.

Libyan and Turkish officials talked about bilateral relations on regional issues, while a meeting between Cavusoglu and Al-Mangoush discussed in a separate meeting Ankara’s continued support to Libya in all areas, as a similar meeting on June 18 in Antalya, Turkey for the two ministers was set.

Cavusoglu and the delegation arrived Saturday in Tripoli, while Akar arrived Friday. The Turkish delegation's visit comes ahead of a NATO summit in Brussels on Monday.