We will not send more military advisers to Libya


Source: Arabic.net

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşo أوlu said Thursday that his country will not send more military advisers to Libya.

The Russian Information Agency quoted a Turkish foreign minister as saying that his country does not intend to send more military advisers to Libya, as long as the ceasefire is in effect.

The minister added that a peace conference on Libya will be held in Berlin in early February, but Germany has not set its date yet.

The Turkish Foreign Minister said, yesterday, Wednesday, in a session of the World Economic Forum in Davos, that Soldiers in Libya are present for training purposesHe added, “We did not send forces to Libya, and we do not have a large military presence there.”

The Turkish foreign minister said: “We are ready to work with everyone in Libya.”

He said that “Russia is now a party in Libya,” stressing that his country “supports al-Sarraj and Russia supports Haftar,” referring to the head of the Libyan “reconciliation” government, Fayez al-Sarraj, and the leader of the Libyan National Army, Khalifa Haftar.

Caooshoglu added: “We need to cooperate with all allies in order to have an ongoing armistice and we have succeeded so far.”

This comes as Algeria hosts today, Thursday, A meeting of foreign ministers of the “neighboring countries of Libya”In the context of international efforts to reach a political settlement to the Libyan crisis, according to a statement of the Algerian Foreign Ministry.

The foreign ministers of Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Chad and Niger will participate in the meeting, while Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Al-Sarraj refused to attend the meeting.


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