Libya’s Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said on Thursday that the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) will officially demand military aid from Turkey.

Addressing a news conference in Tripoli, Bashagha said the aid will be used to confront the forces of Khalifa Haftar, a renegade military commander, who is fighting the GNA.

He alleged that Haftar was providing bases and airports to foreign countries.

He reiterated that Turkey, Tunisia and Algeria will form a joint alliance.

“There will be great cooperation between Turkey, Tunisia and Algeria, and we will be in one alliance and this will serve our people,

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