Ahead of Berlin 2: A high level Turkish delegation visits Tripoli
By Sami Zaptia.
London, 14 June 2021:
Libyan Prime Minister Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba welcomed in Tripoli on Saturday a high-level Turkish delegation that included Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, Defence Minister Hulusi Akar, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu, Chief of Staff, Yasar Guler, Intelligence Chief, Hakan Fidan, and Fahrettin Altun, Head of Communications at the Turkish Presidency.
The Libyan government reported that the two sides held consultations on the upcoming Berlin 2 conference, and discussed the latest developments on the memoranda of understanding and agreements concluded at the meeting of the Libyan-Turkish Supreme Council for Strategic Cooperation and ways to put them into practice.
On the other hand, the two sides discussed joint training programmes in the security and military fields, where the Turkish side expressed its willingness to provide its expertise and technical support in the field of elections.
The meeting was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Najla Al-Mangoush, the Minister of Interior, Khaled Mazen, the Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Prime Minister, Adel Juma, the Minister of State for Political Affairs and Communication, Walid Al-Lafi, and the Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant-General Mohamed Al-Haddad and a number of security and military leaders.