Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said today, Thursday that die Turkey and Germany agree that all foreign mercenaries must leave Libya, but that Ankara has a bilateral agreement with the Libyan government die Stationed their armed forces there.
At a press conference with his German counterpart Heiko Maas in Berlin told Cavusoglu that die Turkish Armed Forces in Libya are there under an agreement with the former Libyan government of the National Agreement and should not be confused with the foreign mercenaries stationed there.
A German government spokesman said on Wednesday that Chancellor Angela Merkel had told Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that the withdrawal of foreign armed forces from Libya was an “important signal” while she was still die committed both heads of state and government to support the new interim government.
Despite his presence in Berlin Minister Cavusoglu conducted a video interview with Federal Interior Minister Horst Seehofer on Wednesday evening.
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After the meeting, Cavusoglu made a statement on his Twitter account: “We have die Steps evaluated, die with the German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer in Regarding irregular immigration could be taken. We have die The importance of effective cooperation in the fight against PKK organizations and the service highlighted the movement. information about die safe tourism measures, die we in will implement this year. “Cavusoglu also shared photos from his meeting with the German minister.
The Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Al-Manqoush had die Urged Turkey to withdraw foreign forces and mercenaries from their country, whereby die Elections still in expected this year.
Al-Manqoush, the foreign minister of the Libyan transitional government, demanded die Turkey on, die Implement UN Security Council resolutions, die calling for the withdrawal of more than 20,000 foreign fighters and mercenaries from Libya.
The minister’s comments came at a joint press conference with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, who was visiting Tripoli with Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and other senior Turkish military and intelligence officials.
The minister said: “We demand die Turkey to take steps to implement all provisions of Security Council resolutions and to work together to evict all foreign forces and mercenaries from Libyan territory. “
These statements were made as a reprimand die Turkey viewed, die Syrian forces and mercenaries deployed to alongside the militia in Fight Tripoli.
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