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Libya's Presidential Council head emphasises importance of strengthening relations with Turkey

Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi makes a statement following his meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Presidential Palace on March 23 in Paris, France [Chesnot/Getty Images]
Presidential Council, Mohamed al-Menfi on March 23 in Paris, France [Chesnot/Getty Images]

Mohamed al-Menfi, the head of Libya's Presidential Council, emphasized early Sunday the importance of strengthening relations with Turkey, reports Anadolu Agency.

Al-Menfi also underscored the importance of improving relations and cooperation with Ankara in a meeting with a Turkish delegation, according to a statement by his office.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu conveyed greetings of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and said Ankara supports the unity and stability of Libya, said the statement.

The delegation led by Cavusoglu visited Libya on Saturday and held talks with high-level officials.

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