President Erdogan of Turkey condemns Egypt’s involvement in Libya conflict

Posted by - July 17, 2020

Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has condemned Egypt’s involvement in the conflict in Libya. He said Cairo’s support for eastern-based commander, Gen Khalifa Haftar, was illegal. Turkey is allied with his rivals in the UN-backed government in the west of the country. Mr Erdogan’s remarks came in response to a renewed Egyptian threat to send

General Khalifa Haftar declares self Libya’s leader

Posted by - April 28, 2020

Libya’s Gen Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are fighting the UN-backed government in the capital Tripoli, has accepted the “popular mandate” to govern the country, he said in a televised address on Monday. His declaration was dismissed as “the final, desperate act of a defeated man,” by an adviser to Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord