PC-Turkish amb

The Presidential Council (PC) said that Turkey's Ambassador to Libya, Kanaan Yilmaz, has contradicted claims from specific media outlets that Turkey participated in recent attacks launched by the Government of National Unity on militia bases in the western region.

The PC media office said that Kanaan made his remarks at a meeting with the Vice President of the Presidential Council (PC), Abdullah Al-Lafi, on Sunday.

Al-Lafi reviewed with the Turkish diplomat, bilateral relations and issues of common concern, emphasizing the importance of the partnership between the two countries.

He also affirmed Libya's keenness to strengthen economic ties and open prospects for cooperation in various fields.

For his part, the Turkish ambassador praised the PC's role "in preserving the unity of institutions and for achieving reconciliation with steady steps, and on solid foundations," according to the same source.

Ambassador Kanaan confirmed his country's continued support of Libya's stability and security and the depth of relations between Turkey and Libya.