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Libya's Tripoli-based govt makes formal request for Turkish military support: Official

Reuters , Thursday 26 Dec 2019
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Libya's Prime Minister of the Government of National Accord (GNA) Fayez Al-Sarraj (photo: AFP)
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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 said 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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