President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has affirmed his country's continued support for Libya and its people as he congratulated the Head of Libya's Presidential Council, Muhammad Menfi, for the 71st anniversary of Libya's independence day.

Erdogan conveyed his wishes and the Turkish people for the Libyans to live in peace and prosperity.

The Turkish leader also emphasized the depth of the historical relationship that binds Libya and Turkey, which dates back more than five centuries.