The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TRIPOLI – The Turkish Defense Minister, Hulusi Akar, had a series of meetings on Monday in unannounced visit to Tripoli to discuss military and defense cooperation between the two countries and regional security, according to a statement by the Turkish Defense Ministry.
Akar met with Head of the Presidential Council of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord, Fayez Al-Sarraj and chairman of the High Council of State, Khaled Al-Mishri.
Al-Sarraj’s office said that the discussion involved cooperation programs in the construction of Libyan security and defense forces, through training programs, and the need to unite the Libyan armed forces.
Akar was accompanied by the Chief of Staff, Yasar Güler, and by the envoy of Turkish President Emrullah Isler.