Turkish Foreign Minister Cavusoglu claims Trump has agreed to cooperate in Libya

18 June 2020
147 Views

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Çavuşoglu claimed Turkey and the US had come to an agreement to cooperate in Libya, speaking to a webinar of the Turkish-American TASC Union.

Çavuşoglu said Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had offered Donald Trump co-operation in Libya and that the US president had responded positively as he tried to play a more active role in Libya.

“We have been instructed to work with our American counterparts, which is important for the stability of the region and the future of Libya,” he said.

His remarks come a day after the Turkish Foreign Minister’s surprise visit to Libya, along with Minister of Treasury and Finance of Turkey Berat Albayrak and the head of the National Secret Service.

Commenting on the death of George Floyd in the United States, the Turkish Foreign Minister said that such inhumane behaviour is also present in Europe, citing the “Yellow Vests” in France and Greece’s treatment towards refugees. Çavuşoglu has accused Europe of turning a blind eye to savage behaviour in the name of solidarity.

You may be interested

Mitsotakis at the UN: I extended a hand of friendship to Erdogan and he responded with provocations & aggression (video)
GREECE
shares12 views
GREECE
shares12 views

Mitsotakis at the UN: I extended a hand of friendship to Erdogan and he responded with provocations & aggression (video)

makis - Sep 25, 2020

The Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis addressed a speech at the 75th Session of the UN General Assembly where he…

Independent: Turkey is the biggest threat to Europe today, and the Greeks need our help
GREECE
shares19 views
GREECE
shares19 views

Independent: Turkey is the biggest threat to Europe today, and the Greeks need our help

Panos - Sep 25, 2020

Later this week, EU leaders will meet to discuss their recovery plan. They will spend a few minutes on Brexit.…

Macron to Turkey: First respect, then dialogue
GREECE
shares23 views
GREECE
shares23 views

Macron to Turkey: First respect, then dialogue

Panos - Sep 25, 2020

The French President speaking at the UN General Assembly sent a strong message to Turkey and calling on it to…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.