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Turkish president receives Libyan premier in Istanbul

November 5, 2021 at 11:38 pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj (L) hold a joint press conference at Presidential Complex in Ankara, Turkey on June 4, 2020. [Metin Aktaş – Anadolu Agency]

The Turkish President received the Libyan Prime Minister on Friday.

The closed-door meeting between Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh was held at Dolmabahce Presidential Office in Istanbul.

​​​​​​​Turkey and Libya have seen closer ties in recent years, especially after the signing of security and maritime boundary pacts in November 2019, along with Turkey’s aid to help the legitimate Libyan government push back a putschist revolt.

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