Top Libya, Turkey officials discuss security cooperation in Qatar

Top Libya, Turkey officials discuss security cooperation in Qatar

December 14, 2019 - 19:42
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Head of the Libyan Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj met Saturday with the Turkish Foreign Minister Mavlut Çavuşoğlu and Defense Minister Hulus Akar on the margins of Doha Forum in Qatar and discussed the practical mechanisms need to implement the MoUs in security and maritime cooperation between the two countries.

According to the media office of the Presidential Council's Head, Al-Sarraj also discussed with the Turkish ministers the ongoing efforts to end the conflict in Libya and also reviewed bilateral relations between the two countries in the presence of Libya's Foreign Minister Mohammed Sayala.

Also in Doha, Al-Sarraj met with the US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham and discussed with him Washington's role in pressuring the countries intervening in Libya's conflict, especially Russia, to halt meddling in the crisis.

They also discussed the bill of Libya Stabilization Act that is being reviewed by the US Congress.

On the sidelines of Doha Forum as well, Al-Sarraj met with the CEO of the French oil giant, Total, and the Director of Total's Middle East operations.

The meeting reviewed Total's projects in Libya and its development plans for better production capacity.

Al-Sarraj, meanwhile; urged the oil giant to support sustainable development projects in areas near the oil facilities in coordination with Libya's National Oil Corporation.

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