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

Macron Accuses Turkey of Meddling in Libya

Posted by - January 29, 2020

The French President, Emmanuel Macron, has accused his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan of breaking a promise to stay out of the conflict in Libya. Mr Macron said Turkish ships had recently taken Syrian mercenaries there. He said this breached a commitment President Erdogan gave earlier this month, when Turkey, France, Russia, Egypt and other