Libya—Ankara Vows To Retaliate Against Attacks On Its Interests In Libya

Bloomberg News | 05/21/2020

Turkey will respond vigorously to any attack on its interests in Libya by forces loyal to eastern militia leader Khalifa Haftar, according to a senior Turkish official quoted by Bloomberg News. The pledge was made hours after Haftar's air force chief threatened a major air campaign against the U.N.-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), including Turkish positions. Turkey is prepared to defend its interests in Libya using drones and warships stationed near Tripoli, the senior...

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