Ankara sends troops to Tripoli

President Erdogan said the Turkish troops are arriving to Libya, after the Parliament in Ankara responded positively to the request of the Tripoli Government of National Accord (GNA) to support Al Sarraj administration.

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that Turkish military units are going to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s Government of National Accord in Tripoli.

The Turkish President told CNN Turk that the country was also sending senior military personnel to Libya to back up the internationally-recognized government.

The U.S. embassy in Libya released a statement criticizing Ankara for sending Syrian fighters to Libya, calling it “toxic foreign interference.”

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