Libya and Turkey sign trade understandings to complete 184 stalled projects worth US$ 16 bn

By Sami Zaptia.

London, 14 August 2020:

The internationally recognized Libyan government based in Tripoli signed economic and trade understandings with Turkey in Ankara yesterday.

The agreement is part of cooperation between the two countries to complete 184 stalled construction projects in Libya estimated at US$ 16 bn.

Speaking at a press conference after the signing event, Tripoli’s Planning Minister, Taher Al- Jahemi said Turkey had the ''lion's share'' of projects in Libya. ‘‘Turkey has infrastructure projects in Libya estimated at 20 percent of the total existing projects contracted between 2008-2012, which is . . .

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