Turkish FM to fly to Libya's Benghazi on Tuesday

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said he would fly to the Libyan rebel capital of Benghazi on Tuesday.

Turkish FM to fly to Libya's Benghazi on Tuesday

Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said he would fly to the Libyan rebel capital of Benghazi on Tuesday.

Speaking in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, Davutoglu told reporters: "From here I will travel to Benghazi as foreign minister of Turkey but, at the same time, as chairman of the international Libya contact group."

"There is a beginning of a new era in Libya for a future, democratic, united Libya. What we always defended as Turkey was a new Libya based on the aspirations of the people of Libya without being divided and without there being a chaotic situation," he said at the African Union's headquarters where an emergency meeting on Libya had just begun.

Reuters

Last Mod: 23 Ağustos 2011, 09:30
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