08/08/2020 – Turkey on Thursday criticized Germany for taking part in a « biased » EU initiative to enforce a UN arms embargo on Libya’s warring sides.
After meetings with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj and Maltese Foreign Minister Evarist Bartolo, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu told reporters that by sending frigates to the initiative, dubbed Operation Irini, Germany endangered its impartiality in the conflict, as well as the legitimacy of the Berlin Conference to end the fighting in the North African country. Continuer à lire … « Turkey: Germany taking part in ‘biased’ Operation Irini #Libya »
27/07/2020 – Turkey’s newly-signed military agreement with Niger signals Ankara’s interest in maintaining a foothold in the oil rich, war-torn country of Libya next door, The New Khalij reported on Friday.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu met with President of Niger Mahamadou in Niger on July 21st, when the pair signed a military agreement and discussed the effects of the ongoing war in Libya on their respective countries. Continuer à lire … « Turkey’s military pact with Niger securing foothold in neighbouring Libya – The New Khalij »
09/07/2020 – Turkey and the U.K. are in agreement on a diplomatic solution in Libya, Turkey’s foreign minister said on July 8.
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, who is paying a one-day working visit to London, said Turkey thinks the only solution in Libya conflict is a political one, adding: “We need to give pace to this political process under the roof of the U.N.” Continuer à lire … « UK, Turkey in agreement on political solution in Libya: Çavuşoğlu »
07/07/2020 – The Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, accused France of supporting Haftar and providing a variety of military support to him. Continuer à lire … « Cavusoglu accuses France of aiding Haftar with various military support #Libya »
06/07/2020 – A simmering spat between Turkey and France over the Libyan conflict is exposing NATO’s limited ability to maintain order and cooperation in its ranks, Associated Press reported on Sunday. Continuer à lire … « NATO’s limits exposed by Turkey-France spat over Libya war »
06/12/2019 – Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete, Reuters reported.
Libya called the move unacceptable. Turkey dismissed it as outrageous. Continuer à lire … « Greece expels Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya maritime agreement: report »