The Head of the Presidential Council (PC) of the UN-proposed government, Fayez Al-Sirraj, arrived in Ankara on a formal visit upon an invitation by the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
AL-Sirraj held political talks with the Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yıldırım, on day one of the visit before he goes on a presser hailing the Turkish political support given to his government and the reopening of the Turkish Embassy in Libya’s capital, Tripoli.
“We hope to see the Turkish companies gearing their investment projects toward Libya, which will help re-stabilize the country.” Said Al-Sirraj, adding that Yildrim and he discussed the work of Turkish companies in Libya.
“We’ve also discussed easing the visa procedures on Libyans wishing to visit Turkey.” He added, without mention if Turkey will do feasible actions in that regard.
Al-Sirraj pointed out that he discussed the resumption of flights onboard Turkish airliners between the two countries, saying the airliner are going to resume work very soon, which was also confirmed by Yıldırım, who said the Turkish airliners are preparing to carry out flights to Libya.
“We’re looking to see Libya stable and secure and to that end, several Turkish diplomatic delegations visited Tripoli to help broker a reconciliation of some sort among Libyan conflicting parties.” The Turkish PM indicated, underlining that there is a Turkish investment vision in Libya awaiting security and stabilization because “Libya and Turkey can cooperate in many fields,” he concluded.