Erdogan Announced the Sending of Turkish Soldiers to Libya
In November last year, Turkey concluded a cooperation agreement with the government in Tripoli, which also includes the provision of military assistance against the forces advancing in the capital, General Khalifa Haftar. The latter is the commander of the Libyan National Army and represents the alternative government of the country and the Libyan parliament, which are located in Benghazi.
Earlier on January 4, Haftar announced a general mobilization to counter external aggression by Turkey. The military leader also accused President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of intending to revive the "Ottoman heritage" in Libya. In the times of the Ottoman Empire, which controlled Libya from the beginning of the 16th century until 1911.