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Libya and Turkey’s Foreign Ministers discuss latest developments on Tripoli frontlines

The Libyan Foreign Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Mohammed Sayala has discussed on the phone with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavuşoğlu the latest developments of the Libyan conflict.

The media office of the Libyan Foreign Ministry said Friday the two officials had reviewed the latest developments of the aggression on Tripoli by Khalifa Haftar’s forces and the issues of mutual interest to the two countries.

On January 02, the Turkish Parliament passed a bill that allows Ankara to send troops to Libya to back up the legitimate Government of National Accord in Libya as per a security and military MoU signed by the two countries.

Meanwhile, days ago the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced that the Turkish troops had started deploying in Libya.

Erdogan and the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj signed on November 27 two MoUs in security and military cooperation and in maritime boundaries demarcation to secure the rights of the two countries as per the international law.

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