According to the President of Turkey, Ankara will continue to use diplomatic and military measures to ensure stability south of Turkey, including in Libya.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Ankara is beginning to send troops to Libya to support the Government of National Accord (GNC), Faiza Sarraj. The Turkish leader addressed the presidential palace with such words.
“Turkey is sending troops to Libya to support the stability of the legitimate Libyan government,” the president said. He also stressed that Ankara will continue to use diplomatic and military measures to ensure stability south of Turkey, including in Libya.
According to Erdogan, “from now on it will be legally impossible to conduct exploration drilling or build pipelines [in the Eastern Mediterranean] without obtaining the appropriate permission from Libya and Turkey.
Meanwhile, the Turkish leader had already announced on January 5 the beginning of sending Turkish soldiers to Libya, pointing out that their tasks include “coordination actions” as well as “security of the legitimate government.Are you a Jew? – Ukrainian online store disgraced in violation of international standards