Turkey believes that Tunisia will contribute to efforts to promote stability in its eastern neighbor Libya, Turkey’s president said on Wednesday.

Speaking at a joint press conference with his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied during a surprise visit to Tunisia, Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the turmoil in Libya is affecting not just itself but also neighboring countries like Tunisia.

“I believe Tunisia will make valuable and constructive contributions to efforts to achieve stability in Libya,” Erdogan said.

He also said during his visit, he and Saied would discuss steps to start a political process after a cease-fire in Libya and

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