Turkey reiterates its continued support to Libyan Government

Turkey's deputy foreign minister reiterated Ankara's continued support on Nov. 12 for the Libyan Government National Unity and the political process.

Sedat Önal spoke at an International Conference on Libya in Paris that was co-chaired by France, Germany and Italy. He said it was very important that Libyans joined the group.

Turkey to continue to support Libya, says top diplomat

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu on Nov. 10 met the visiting head of Libya's High Council of State in the capital Ankara. 

"Discussed current political situation and latest developments with Khaled al-Mishri, the president of High Council of State of Libya," Çavuşoğlu said on Twitter. 

Libya FM suspended days before international conference

Libya's presidential council suspended Foreign Minister Najla al-Mangoush from her duties on Nov. 6 days before an international conference is to make a new push to restore stability to the war-battered nation.

The council opened an inquiry into alleged "administrative breaches" by Mangoush, spokeswoman Najla Weheba told the Libya Panorama television channel.

Turkish, Libyan officials discuss strengthening bilateral relations

Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Sedat Önal and Khalid Al-Mishri, the chairman of the Libyan High Council of State, discussed strengthening relations between their two countries on Oct. 20. 

Al-Mishri and Önal met in the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to a statement by the press office of the High Council of State.

Son of Muammar Gaddafi released from prison in Libya

A son of Libya's ousted leader Muammar Gaddafi has been released from prison in the capital Tripoli, security sources said on Sept. 5.


Al-Saadi Gaddafi, 48, was freed through a decision by the Libyan Chief Prosecutor's Office and the approval of Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh.

It was also stated that he left the country to move to Turkey.