Libya’s Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee Meets Virtually with Turkish Parliament Members – Al Marsad

Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee met on zoom with a number of Turkish Parliament members, headed by Ahmet Yıldız, President of Turkish-Libyan Friendship Association and Akef Kilash, President of Turkish Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, in the presence of Libyan Parliamentary member Salem Gnan.

According to the Parliament media office, both sides discussed latest political developments, mutual interests, and enhancing relations in all areas.

The head of the Libyan Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, Yousef al-Aqouri, pointed out the deepness of Turkish-Libyan relations as well as the importance of taking all the required steps to enhance their cooperation, on top of which is opening Benghazi Consulate, facilitating travelling procedures between both countries, granting visa to Libyan citizens, enforcing commercial agreements, and preparing for the continuity of Turkish projects in Libya.

He emphasized the value of enhancing cooperation between Libyan and Turkish Parliaments on the administrative level, as well as the ongoing exchange of opinions to establish a common ground.

They also discussed the importance of expelling all foreign and mercenary forces from the country, and that Turkey must have a role in creating suitable atmosphere for Libya’s stability and coming elections in December a success.

Libyan Parliament member Salem Gnan, highlighted during the zoom meeting the importance of bilateral relations and working on solving any existing issues, including the organization of direct flights from Eastern and Southern areas of Libya to Turkey, and to make sure Turkey developed friendly ties with all Libyans.

On their part, Turkish Parliament members stressed the significance of their relations with Libya which is based on mutual respect, and their keenness on enhancing them. They all agreed that parliamentary cooperation was extremely important especially in following up the issued addressed by their Libyan counterparts.