Turkey continues training program for Libyan forces

Turkey continues training program for Libyan forces

November 10, 2020 - 14:32
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Written By: LibyaMohammed

The Turkish newspaper Yeni Safak has revealed that Turkey is continuing its training program to Libyan forces in five training centres, at the request of the Government of National Accord, in order to establish the Libyan regular army and to raise the level of its forces to international standards.

The newspaper added that more than 2,000 Libyan soldiers have received special training in many fields, clarifying that these training courses last from four weeks to six weeks.

It also said that approximately 500 candidates from the Libyan Police are scheduled to receive training, pointing out that 30 employees of the Libyan Ministry of Interior are receiving special operations training, in addition to 1,200 soldiers are studying in Turkey in the current time.

“It is decided that the Libyan army students will continue receiving education in military schools in the new academic year”, the newspaper added.