Egypt-Turkey Discuss Withdrawal of Foreign Forces from Libya


Egyptian and Turkish diplomats have begun discussing the withdrawal of Turkish servicemen and foreign mercenaries from Libya, according to Armenia News.

The meetings took place on 7-8 September, and were led by Egyptian Deputy Foreign Minister, Hamdi Sanad Loza and his Turkish counterpart Sedat Onal, a diplomatic source stated.

“The second phase of these talks was aimed at examining the seriousness of Ankara’s intentions, and the degree of readiness to seek a breakthrough in the issues that cause the most disagreement,” the source said.

The source pointed out that Egypt expects a final position on the developments taking place in Libya, regarding the withdrawal of its armed forces and foreign mercenaries from Libya.