Turkey’s Erdogan renews support for Libya’s UN-recognised govt

ISTANBUL (HRNW) – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday pledged that Turkey would continue to support Libya s UN-recognised government during closed-door talks in Istanbul, his office said.

Erdogan met with the head of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez al-Sarraj, for talks on the most recent developments in Libya as well as bilateral relations and regional matters.

During the meeting, Erdogan “stated that Turkey will continue to stand in solidarity with Libya s UN-recognised legitimate government, and reiterated that Turkey s priority is to restore Libya s stability, without further delay”, the presidency said.

Erdogan also said that “Libya s peace and stability would benefit its neighbours and the entire region, starting with Europe”, adding that “the international community ought to assume a principled stance in that regard”.

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