The head of the UN-recognized government in Libya is due to visit Turkey on Sunday, a diplomatic source said on Saturday. 

Fayez al-Sarraj, chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya, is expected to meet with Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, said the source, who asked not to be named due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Al-Sarraj would arrive in Istanbul in the morning, the source added.

On Jan. 2, upon a request by the Government of National Accord in Libya, Turkey’s parliament passed a motion on sending troops to the country.

On Wednesday, Turkish and Russian presidents

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