Libya makes official request for military support from Turkey, Reuters reports

Erdogan and Al-Sarraj sign two MoUs in Istanbul. [Photo: Social Media]
Libya’s internationally recognized government has formally requested from Turkey “air, ground and sea” military support to fend off an offensive of eastern forces to take the capital Tripoli, a Tripoli official told Reuters on Thursday.

Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan said earlier his country will send troops to Libya at the request of Tripoli as soon as next month.

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