Africa

Turkey to retaliate against any attack by Libya’s Haftar: Defense minister

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar has warned that the forces of Khalifa Haftar and their supporters based in eastern Libya would be viewed as "legitimate targets" if they attempted to attack Turkish forces in the region.

Speaking during a visit to Turkish troops in Tripoli on Dec. 26, Akar said Haftar had recently started making calls targeting Turkish forces in Libya.

Turkish grocer to sell 35% stake in Moroccan affiliate

Turkish discount grocer BİM has agreed on selling 35% shares of its Moroccan affiliate to the U.K.-based Blue Investment Holding, according to a statement sent to Turkey's Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) on Dec. 9. 

Blue Investment Holding is owned by Helios Investment Partners, a private equity fund manager focused on the Africa region.

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