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European Council President Charles Michel will visit Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday in Istanbul, the EU leader’s press service announced Wednesday.  

The announcement came a day after top EU diplomats urged a diplomatic solution and rejected what they called “foreign interference” in the Libyan conflict, including the sending of Turkish troops to the country at the request of Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA). 

Josep Borrell, EU foreign policy chief, rejected Turkish military aid to Libya as “foreign interference” during a press conference after his emergency meeting Tuesday with the foreign ministers of France, Italy, Germany,

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