A deal between Turkey and Libya guarantees that its maritime freedom of movement is not “undermined”, country’s communications director said on Friday.

“Our maritime agreement with Libya ensures that Turkey’s freedom of movement in the high seas is not undermined,” Fahrettin Altun said, adding that the agreement also ensures a strong relationship with the Libyan government.

“We are committed to stability and peace both in Libya and in the Mediterranean,” he added.

Altun said Libyan government has requested Turkey’s military support.

“As President [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan said, we will of course honor our agreement. We are fully committed to

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