Emmanuel Macrophoto: Christian Hartmann / Reuters
The President of France Emmanuel macron caught leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan of failing to follow through with their promises. It is reported by Al-Arabiya.
So he appreciated Ankara’s actions in Libya: according to him, the Turkish ships were bringing mercenaries from Syria to Libya, despite international agreement on non-interference in the course of the Libyan civil war.
“This is a clear violation of what President Erdogan promised at the Berlin conference; it is the inability to keep their word,” said macron at the meeting with the Prime Minister of Greece Kyriakos Mitsotakis.
January 28, Erdogan called US President Donald trump. In the conversation, the leaders agreed on the fact that intervention in Libya is unacceptable.
On 27 January, the representative of the Libyan national army (LNA) has stated that Turkey passes on the territory of Libya, hundreds of fighters from the terrorist organization “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” (banned in Russia) operating in Syria.
Two weeks earlier, Erdogan reiterated that sends Turkish troops into the country to help the head of the national consensus government (NTC) of the Faiz Saraju in the fight against Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot and subordinate to the LDF.
The civil war in Libya, there is in 2011, part of its territory was seized by radical Islamists. As a result, there are two governments: in the East in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people, and in the West in Tripoli —formed with the support of the UN and Western countries, the national consensus government.
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