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Libya, Türkiye sign MoU on military cooperation

Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamed Dbeibah and Türkiye’s Defense Minister Yasar Guler signed a memorandum of understanding on Friday to boost military cooperation and training, the Libyan government said in a statement.

The deal, signed in the Turkish city of Antalya, covers military fields and aims to raise the efficiency of Libyan army units through specific training programs, the statement said.

Guler praised the military and security cooperation with Libya and stressed the importance of continuing the coordination and cooperation, the statement added.

Dbeibah said enhancing the bilateral military cooperation and implementing training programs to increase the efficiency of the Libyan army were of great priority and importance, the statement said.

Türkiye and Libya signed two defense agreements in October 2022, under which the Turkish armed forces would help train Libyan military pilots and improve the existing military ties.

Famagusta Gazette