The Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibah, met with the Turkish Foreign Minister, Hakan Fidan, in Ankara on Sunday and discussed the return of flights by Turkish Airlines to Libyan airports, in addition to scrapping entry visa for Libyan nationals visiting Türkiye and Turks visiting Libya. They also discussed finding solutions to the residence permits’ problems faced by Libyans residing in Türkiye.
Dbeibah, who arrived in Türkiye on Friday on a formal visit, discussed with Fidan the reconstruction of Derna and other areas that suffered infrastructure damage due to to floods and Storm Daniel downpour, as the latter reiterated the readiness of Ankara to take part in the rebuilding efforts.
The Libyan Prime Minister and Turkish Foreign Minister both stressed support for the United Nations’ envoy to Libya, Abdoulaye Bathily, in his efforts to rally Libyans around holding free and transparent elections based on just laws. They underscored the need for unifying national and international efforts to hold elections and end transitional periods.
Dbeibah and Fidan reiterated their support for the Palestinian Cause and the efforts of the Muslim countries to help the Palestinian people, reiterating the urgent need to protect them amid the ongoing unrest.