Turkey stands behind the only legitimate government in Libya, the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) based in the capital Tripoli, said Turkey’s special envoy to Libya Thursday.

Prime Minister “Fayez Al-Sarraj is the head of the legitimate government of Libya, which is recognized by the international community. As head of the Libyan state he attends all international meetings including the UN on behalf of Libya,” Emrullah Isler told a panel discussion in Turkey’s capital Ankara.

“Turkey has taken its position clearly. We want democracy to survive in Libya and we have announced that Turkey will support this government

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