UN Special Envoy for Libya meets Turkish officials

Author : Mircea Birca | Thursday, November 13, 2014
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U.N. Special Envoy to Libya Bernardino Leon held talks with Turkish officials in Ankara on Nov. 12, as Turkey’s involvement in global efforts to prevent a full-blown civil war in Libya become more visible.

Leon met with Deputy Prime Minister Emrullah İşler and Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Feridun Sinirlioğlu, exchanging views on the political and security situation in Libya and the possible attitude of the international community in the coming days, according to the ministry’s statement.

Ankara pledged its support to the U.N.’s efforts, it added.

İşler recently paid two visits to Libya in his capacity as Turkey’s special representative to the country, meeting representatives of different factions in the country.

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