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Turkish-Libyan alliance in eastern Mediterranean: A game changer?

On November 27 during a meeting between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Fayez al-Sarraj in Istanbul, Turkey and the internationally recognised Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA) signed a memorandum of understanding on the ‘delimitation of maritime jurisdiction areas’ in the Mediterranean Sea, along with a memorandum of understanding on security …

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Erdogan: Turkey will deploy military troops to Libya if GNA so asked

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that since Turkey and Libya had signed an expanded security and military cooperation agreement, the military accord granted Turkey the right to deploy troops in Libya if the Tripoli government so asked, and added this would not violate a United Nations arms …

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Libya GNA warns from Haftar’s possible entry to Tripoli with Russian support

Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Taher Siala warned of the possibility that retired Major General Khalifa Haftar could enter Tripoli, especially after the recent Russian intervention in Libya.

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Russia’s ‘multilayered pie’ policy on Libya

On Dec. 7, US Army Gen. Stephen Townsend, commander of the United States Africa Command, said that an American drone reported lost near Libya’s capital, Tripoli, last month was in fact shot down by Russian air defenses. Townsend said the operators of the air defenses at the time “didn’t know it was a US remotely …

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Tripoli-based HoR reaffirms support for Libyan-Turkey agreement

Speaker of Tripoli-based House of Representatives (HoR), Sadiq Al-Kahili said Saturday that Aqeela Saleh, the speaker of Tobruk-based  HoR only represents himself and is considered a deputy and not the head of the HoR, therefor, his statements intended to end the political agreement or the memorandum signed between Libya and …

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