Germany and Turkey Discuss Libya’s Peace Process


On Tuesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflict in Libya during a video call. The two also addressed the situation in the eastern Mediterranean.

In a statement, the German Chancellor’s spokesman added that Merkel and Erdogan agreed that the United Nations sponsored peace process in Libya should be reinforced.

The two leaders discussed other regional issues of common concern. They also emphasized the importance of enhancing bilateral relations in light of current efforts to combat COVID-19.

Turkey is backing the Tripoli based Government of National Accord (GNA) in its conflict with the Libyan National Army (LNA).