Libyan MPs Warn against Turkey’s Arming of Militias in Tripoli

13/07/2019 – Libyan MPs warned Saturday against the dangers of the « Turkish role over their country’s stability,” due to Ankara’s arming of terrorist militias in Tripoli. They also stressed their keenness to “extend bridges of cooperation with Egypt and bolster means of communication to eliminate terrorism in their country.” Continuer à lire … « Libyan MPs Warn against Turkey’s Arming of Militias in Tripoli »

Libya/Turkey – Transport ministry signs contract with Turkish company to maintain Tripoli’s Corniche

2019/03/06 – A contract was signed on Tuesday between the Libyan Ports and Maritime Transport Authority and the Turkish “Temel” Company following a bidding process between relevant companies to conduct the studies and designs needed for reconstructing the Corniche area within the framework of finding a solution to the old wrecked Corniche along Tripoli’s shoreline. Continuer à lire … « Libya/Turkey – Transport ministry signs contract with Turkish company to maintain Tripoli’s Corniche »

Turkish, Hungarian officials, businessmen eager to make joint investments in Africa

2019/14/02 – Officials and businessmen from Turkey and Hungary expressed their desire to realize joint projects and investments in Africa, with businessmen seeking to produce solutions to the continent’s problems and play an active role in its development with their experience and know-how.Turkish and Hungarian officials and businessmen came together at the 2nd Turkey-Hungary Africa Business Forum organized by the Foreign Economic Relations Board (DEİK) in Istanbul Wednesday. Continuer à lire … « Turkish, Hungarian officials, businessmen eager to make joint investments in Africa »

Turkey’s vice president receives Niger mining minister

2018/08/12 – Turkey’s vice president on Wednesday received Niger’s mining minister in the capital Ankara, according to presidential sources.

The closed-door meeting between Fuat Oktay and Hassane Baraze Moussa was held at the presidential complex, said the sources, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

The two discussed bilateral relations between Turkey and Niger in every area.

Oktay and Moussa agreed to improve bilateral cooperation in the mining sector and to share Turkey’s knowledge and experience of mining with the West African nation.

They also exchanged views on seeking opportunities for cooperation over operating agricultural lands in Niger, the sources added.


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Libya – Italian PM regrets Turkey’s withdrawal from Libya conference

2018/14/11 – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said yesterday that he regretted Turkey’s withdrawal from the Libya conference.

« I feel sorry that Turkey’s Vice President Fuat Oktay left the conference. I read his remarks and I didn’t see anything negative about Italy. We must admit that there may be special sensitivities in such decisions, » Conte told reporters after the event in a news conference. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Italian PM regrets Turkey’s withdrawal from Libya conference »

Libya and Turkey to activate military cooperation

2018/05/11 – Turkey’s defense minister on Monday held meetings with Libyan officials in the capital Tripoli.

According to a Defense Ministry statement, Hulusi Akar met at the Prime Ministry with officials including Fayez al-Sarraj, the head of Libya’s Presidential Council, and chaired meetings between the delegations. Continuer à lire … « Libya and Turkey to activate military cooperation »

Trial over Turkey-Libya explosives shipments set to begin in Greece

2018/08/10 – A trial related to a ship suspected of being used to smuggle illegal explosives from Turkey to radical Islamist groups in Libya is set to begin in the Greek port city of Piraeus on Tuesday, Greek newspaper Kathimerini reported.

The Andromeda, a cargo ship registered in Tanzania, was impounded by the Greek Coastguard in January after it was discovered to be carrying hundreds of tons of explosives in 29 containers – a “moving time bomb,” as the Greek officers who discovered it said. Continuer à lire … « Trial over Turkey-Libya explosives shipments set to begin in Greece »