TUNIS, Tunisia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday arrived in Tunis to meet his Tunisian counterpart Kais Saied.

Erdogan’s visit came amid strengthening of Turkey-Libya ties.

Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar, Head of Turkish National Intelligence Organization Hakan Fidan, Communications Director Fahrettin Altun and Presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin are accompanying Erdogan during his visit.

Turkey on Nov. 27 signed maritime boundary and security cooperation pacts with Libya’s Tripoli-based, internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), spurning moves by other countries to carve up the Eastern Mediterranean without Turkish participation.

* Writing by Sibel Morrow


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