The Libyan Grand Mufti Sheikh Sadiq Al-Ghariani has hailed the move of his Government of National Accord (GNA) to reach a maritime memorandum of understanding with Turkey. 

Quoted by Libyan Observer late on Wednesday, al-Ghariani also urged the “Libyan authorities to accept Turkey’s military support to repel warlord Khalifa Haftar and his foreign backers attacking the capital.”

Since early April, forces loyal to Haftar launched a campaign to capture Tripoli from forces aligned with the UN-recognized GNA.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday that “sending ground troops to Libya is not currently on Turkey’s foreign policy agenda, but

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