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 »
27/06/2020 – In December 2019, Turkey signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of defense and security with the Tripolitan Government of National Accord, and from that moment, Ankara has been actively involved in the Libyan conflict.
The first reports of Turkey recruiting mercenaries for the Libyan conflict on the side of the PNS appeared in December 2019, when a party of militants supported by Turkey’s “Syrian National Army” (SNA) arrived at training camps in Turkey. They were recruited in the areas of the Turkish operations Euphrates Shield, Olive Branch and Source of Peace. Continuer à lire … « Erdogan’s Syrian mercenaries: who is fighting for Turkish interests in Libya »
21/01/2020 – On Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s orders, the Turkish state has been deploying its mercenaries from Syria to Libya. The Syrian mercenaries used primarily in the occupation of Afrin in Rojava have been sent to Libya in order to support the Tripoli-based government under the prime ministry of Fayez al-Sarraj. Continuer à lire … « Mercenaries Turkey sent to Libya are seeking refuge in Europe »
10/01/2020 – Germany hails the initiative, announced by the Russian and Turkish presidents, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to declare a ceasefire in Libya starting from midnight on January 12, German Foreign Ministry Spokesman Rainer Breul said at a briefing on Friday. »In general, we welcome ceasefire, » Breul said. « In this context, any influence on the parties to the conflict should be viewed positively. » Continuer à lire … « Germany hails Russian-Turkish initiative to push for ceasefire in Libya »
06/01/2020 – Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that they have already begun to send in troops to Libya, gradually. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Erdogan confirms « First Turkish troops on their way to Libya » »
05/01/2020 – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.Speaking in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said Turkey was also sending senior military personnel.
04/01/2020 – Libyan General Khalifa Haftar accused Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of attempting to revive the Ottoman legacy in Libya and across the region, the commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) said in a televised address. Continuer à lire … « Libya/Turkey – Haftar accuses Erdogan of attempting to revive Ottoman legacy in Libya, region »
04/01/2020- Khalifa Haftar declared on Friday military mobilization and “Jihad” against Turkey’s plan to send troops to Libya to support the UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA).
Khalifa Haftar declared the mobilization in a televised speech, saying the ongoing fighting will intensify, and the battle “is no longer for the liberation of the capital.”
He added that all Arab countries should help his forces to uproot the Turkish intervention and what he described as the adventures of Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Libya.
Sahel-Elite (Bamako-Mali) | Photo: Erdogan and Haftar [Libyan Express]
03/’1/2020 – The Turkish bill authorizing the deployment of troops in Libya marks a dangerous escalation of civil war in a North African country and seriously threatens stability in the region, said in a joint statement from Greece, Israel and Cyprus said. Continuer à lire … « Greece, Israel and Cyprus urge Turkey not to send troops to Libya »
02/01/2020 – The Arab League called has called for prevention against foreign interference in war-torn Libya following military and maritime agreements signed by Turkey and Libya’s internationally recognised Government of National Accord (GNA), al-Arabiya reported on Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Arab League calls for foreign interference prevention in Libya after Turkey accords »