The Foreign Affairs Committee of Turkey’s parliament on Monday approved a recent agreement between Turkey and Libya on military cooperation.

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s special envoy to Libya Emrullah Isler said the pact called a halt to those who try to ignore Turkey in the eastern Mediterranean.

“With this move, Turkey took the board in the eastern Mediterranean. Turkey showed that it was a playmaker in the region,” Isler noted.

He added: “This is a step we have taken against the those who were unfair to Turkey.”

The agreement will become law after being ratified by the full

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