Libyan people listened on Friday Turkish prime minister's speech with great interest in Tripoli.
Turkey's Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived at the Martyrs' Square in the Libyan capital after serving his regular Friday prayer at a mosque.
Erdogan received an enthusiastic welcome from Libyan people and Turkish citizens living in Libya, who came to the square to listen to his speech.
The square was decorated with Turkish and Libyan flags, and banners in Arabic writing "Mr. Erdogan is beside us, hand-in-hand", and "Thank you Turkey, thank you Erdogan" were hung on surrounding buildings.
All roads were closed to traffic, while Turkish security forces and armed Libyan opposition forces took tight security measures around the square.
During Erdogan's address, Libyans chanted slogans supporting the revolt in Syria.
Many reporters from different countries covered Erdogan's Friday prayer and his address to Libyan people.
AAGüncelleme Tarihi: 16 Eylül 2011, 17:26