Incumbent caretaker Libyan Prime Minister and Defence Minister, Abd Alhamid Aldabaiba and Turkish Defence Minister, Hulusi Akar, signed two military cooperation agreements yesterday between the two countries.
The first agreement provides for raising the efficiency of military aviation capabilities in Libya with the help of Turkish expertise in this field. The second agreement included implementation protocols for the security agreement signed by Aldabaiba’s predecessor, Faiez Serraj, in 2019.
The two parties held talks at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defence in Istanbul, which included from the Libyan side, the Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, and Chief of General Staff Lieutenant-General Mohamed al-Haddad, and from the Turkish side, the Turkish Minister of Defence, and the Turkish Chief of General Staff, along with a number of officers and officials in the two armies, to discuss aspects of cooperation between the two countries in different fields.
Earlier, Aldabaiba had participated in the inauguration of the New Generation Exhibition for Defence, Aviation and Space Technologies 2022 in Istanbul.