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Erdogan sent special forces and military equipment to Libya

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Erdogan sent special forces and military equipment to Libya

Turkey sent special forces and military equipment to Libya to support the Government of National Accord and its ally, Faiz Saraj, who settled in Tripoli. This is reported by the Arab media.


According to Al-Arabia TV channel, Turkish military advisers also arrived in the Libyan capital to "assess" the military situation. It is reported that at the same time as the arrival of Turkish troops, the Turkish parliament approved the agreement on military cooperation between Turkey and the PNS, signed in late November, implying the provision of military assistance. In addition, in a number of cities in the west of Libya, under the control of the PNS, general mobilization has been announced.

According to some Arab media, despite statements by the head of the PNS, Saraj about stopping the advance of the Libyan National Army (LNA), Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the situation is not in favor of the PNS. Pro-Islamist groups fighting under the flag of the PNS are getting out of Saraj’s control. Reported on the failed assassination attempt on him by militants of one of the radical groups.

Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Government of Libya’s National Accord can count on Turkey’s military support.
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  1. carstorm 11
    carstorm 11 18 December 2019 08: 26
    +6
    Erdogan something climbs into all holes in a row. is that enough strength?)
    1. The popuas
      The popuas 18 December 2019 08: 33
      +3
      In Syria, it did not work to export oil for free climbed into Libya.
      1. Karaul73
        Karaul73 18 December 2019 12: 37
        -1
        It definitely didn't work out. Before Russian intervention, he had undividedly owned oil smuggling for several years. Now it’s Libya’s turn. For bribes of small Turks and climbed there.
        1. The popuas
          The popuas 18 December 2019 13: 51
          +2
          Re-read my comment, why are you writing me my own words.
          1. Looking for
            Looking for 18 December 2019 17: 49
            0
            And you register them as intellectual property and demand money.
      2. protoss
        protoss 18 December 2019 13: 41
        +2
        why didn’t it work? oil went by fuel trucks through Iraqi Kurdistan, and so it goes. there is nowhere else to drive her except asad and Turkey.
        1. The popuas
          The popuas 18 December 2019 13: 50
          +1
          That's Kurdistan, what does Edik have to do with it !? They are enemies if what! Scha Americans there oil, and Edik trampled into Libya
          1. protoss
            protoss 18 December 2019 19: 18
            +3
            despite the fact that, passing through Iraqi Kurdistan, it is as if legalized and goes to Turkey already under the guise of Iraqi.
      3. boss
        boss 19 December 2019 00: 44
        -1
        let the tomato sultan work out a little, take a look, take a look, take a look, and there it will be seen
    2. Chaldon48
      Chaldon48 18 December 2019 08: 34
      +1
      He wants to restore the empire and then he has the approval, apparently, from the USA. Clearly the more bogged down the more accommodating.
      1. Berber
        Berber 18 December 2019 08: 37
        +4
        It does not measure its strength, but has support in Turkey itself.
        1. cniza
          cniza 18 December 2019 08: 58
          +3
          Quote: Chaldon48
          He wants to restore the empire and then he has the approval, apparently, from the USA. Clearly the more bogged down the more accommodating.


          This is the purpose and meaning of his life, that's just ...
        2. cost
          cost 18 December 2019 09: 02
          +6
          Turkey may gradually get drawn into another regional war, which can become more fierce than the previous one. But in Libya-dual power. Tripoli is opposed by the military units of Field Marshal Khalif Haftar, whom Erdogan considers "an illegal representative." Around these two centers, military-political coalitions have been formed that will somehow be drawn into the funnel of the confrontation. Ankara is already talking about the "anti-Turkish coalition", which includes Greece, Egypt and US-backed Israel.
          1. bessmertniy
            bessmertniy 18 December 2019 09: 20
            +1
            A lot depends on the position on this Turkish intervention in the Arab affairs of the League of Arab countries and just the Arab countries separately. It is clear that Turkey has a very sore interest in Libya, but in the end it can get it in the teeth. Moreover, the Western countries that support opponents of Haftar are unlikely to unconditionally cede their influence in Libya to a new player.
            1. Mavrikiy
              Mavrikiy 18 December 2019 11: 31
              0
              Moreover, the Western countries that support opponents of Haftar are unlikely to unconditionally cede their influence in Libya to a new player.
              Well, the supply of free cannon fodder is always welcome. But there is a birthday cake, in case there is an EU for this.
          2. donavi49
            donavi49 18 December 2019 09: 29
            +6
            Well, the UAE will be offended for sure. They are not for that from Yemen (where they became in the third roles) came out and transferred efforts, specialists and Sudanese to Haftaru (where the main sponsors are in the first roles).

            However, the Turks have long been present on vacation. Otherwise, previous attacks would not have failed. Now they will be officially and with gain.
          3. antivirus
            antivirus 18 December 2019 10: 23
            0
            in Libya, the war will end when they put (someone of the forces) a monument to MKaddafi
          4. alexmach
            alexmach 18 December 2019 15: 03
            0
            But in Libya - dual power

            Dual power - dual power, but in general the country is bled of blood, perhaps worse than Syria. Yes, and Turkey, if something happens, will both get in and get out of there. This is not to mention the fact that they have the best positions in the region compared to competitors. Who else would dare to send their troops there directly and not fight with the hands of the "natives"?
            1. Oquzyurd
              Oquzyurd 18 December 2019 19: 16
              +2
              All the same, Turkey is a bold and skillful country with a very good base of analytics and actions on this basis. For comparison, there are countries with a more powerful economy and technology, but instinct (proper analysis and policy making) three steps forward is problematic for them.
          5. Chaldon48
            Chaldon48 18 December 2019 18: 20
            0
            So much for NATO, where there is vaunted solidarity. The main country of this organization is rocking a coalition against its ally.
        3. Tank jacket
          Tank jacket 18 December 2019 10: 08
          +3
          This may be the last participation of Turkey (in its current form) in a military conflict ...
          1. alexmach
            alexmach 18 December 2019 15: 06
            0
            Oh no need to dramatize.
            1. Tank jacket
              Tank jacket 18 December 2019 16: 38
              -2
              God forbid. This Erdogan dramatizes and does everything for the appearance of the Turkish FD ...
              1. alexmach
                alexmach 18 December 2019 16: 49
                +2
                God forbid. This Erdogan dramatizes and does everything for the appearance of the Turkish FD ...

                He’s not dramatizing anything. 2 smoldering conflict of low power in a foreign land, they pull and not even batting.
                1. Tank jacket
                  Tank jacket 18 December 2019 17: 05
                  0
                  Did Cyprus and Armenia count? And color in Turkey itself?
                  1. alexmach
                    alexmach 18 December 2019 17: 32
                    0
                    What does Armenia have to do with it? Azerbaijan itself copes with Armenia. In Cyprus, everything seems to be quiet so far. Well, in general, we will see. Yes, and having its own pocket government in Libya, it will be much easier for them to talk to Cyprus.
          2. Oquzyurd
            Oquzyurd 18 December 2019 19: 21
            +3
            "(in its current form)" Did you mean that in the future we will see an even stronger Turkey? laughing
            1. Tank jacket
              Tank jacket 18 December 2019 19: 35
              -1
              Of course, of course, as part of the Russian Federation, the Republic of Turkey will certainly be stronger yes
              1. Oquzyurd
                Oquzyurd 18 December 2019 19: 41
                +2
                The Russian Federation will not want such a scenario, since the main nationality (in number) in the country will immediately become Turks. Do you want management from Kazan? Think again when talking about Turkey wink
      2. Roman1970_1
        Roman1970_1 18 December 2019 10: 09
        +2
        In this conflict, the Turks are against everyone. And against Russia and the EU and the USA and the Saudis. They all support the Libyan National Army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa Haftar,
        1. alexmach
          alexmach 18 December 2019 15: 07
          +2
          And against Russia and the EU and the USA and the Saudis. They all support the Libyan National Army (LNA) Marshal Khalifa Haftar

          Here is nonsense.
          The EU and the US are the same PNS and put in Tripoli, Russia, if anyone supports it, it is very, very quiet.
        2. protoss
          protoss 18 December 2019 19: 21
          0
          In this conflict, the Turks are against everyone. And against Russia and the EU and the USA and the Saudis.

          Well, the same Italians are more likely on the side of Saraj, neighboring Tunisia and Algeria too. states have not yet been decided.
    3. Yrec
      Yrec 18 December 2019 09: 41
      +4
      Quote: carstorm 11
      Erdogan something climbs into all holes in a row. is that enough strength?)

      There is an opinion that no. Erdogan is running his army to scam off the shelf with Greece and Israel. The Turks have not enough combat experience, so they climb.
      1. carstorm 11
        carstorm 11 18 December 2019 10: 13
        0
        quite logical opinion. so spraying on conflicts is somehow strange.
      2. antivirus
        antivirus 18 December 2019 10: 24
        +2
        Cyprus is the EU, how to fight against the French-Germans?
        1. alexmach
          alexmach 18 December 2019 15: 08
          +1
          And what does the French have with the Germans. Do you think they will sign for the interests of Cyprus to fight or what?
          1. antivirus
            antivirus 18 December 2019 15: 09
            0
            - for gas on a shelf, Cyprus - no one needs
            1. alexmach
              alexmach 18 December 2019 15: 10
              +1
              And can something shine on that shelf or something? Or are their interests somehow hurt there?
              1. antivirus
                antivirus 18 December 2019 15: 13
                -1
                And something can shine for them
                in the dark it is even better to seek profit
                or is the EU leaving the sea? gave everything to the USA?
                they will run debts through Greece and when they go to zero, they will expel Greece from the EU !!!!!!!!!!!
                1. alexmach
                  alexmach 18 December 2019 16: 50
                  0
                  May Greece never come out to zero. Only by writing off debts, there is no other way.
    4. Baloo
      Baloo 18 December 2019 11: 56
      +1
      Quote: carstorm 11
      Erdogan something climbs into all holes in a row. is that enough strength?)

      Oil was transported from Syria by fuel trucks to Turkey and further by tankers around the world, even to Bandera. Libyan oil is best suited for aviation fuel. Again, huge reserves of fresh water. Turkish scientists went to Libya to look for oil.
    5. Oquzyurd
      Oquzyurd 18 December 2019 13: 12
      +2
      "Erdogan is getting into all the holes" Don't other countries, the heirs of empires do this?
    6. g1v2
      g1v2 18 December 2019 20: 34
      +1
      For all - obviously not. But somewhere lucky. Or in Cyprus with gas or in Iraq or in Libya. In Syria, it is unlikely. Well, it’s more profitable for us to get the Sultan in Libya. Let the Greeks. Emirates, Egyptians and Haftar butts. Let them send militants from Syria there. Let the weapon not send to Syria, but to Libya. Everyone will be busy.
  2. rocket757
    rocket757 18 December 2019 08: 26
    0
    When there are a lot of interested parties, external players ..... no, no order, peace will not be there, LONG!
  3. Vladimir_2U
    Vladimir_2U 18 December 2019 08: 36
    -1
    Here, joint patrols may not work.
  4. nikon7717
    nikon7717 18 December 2019 08: 36
    0
    It looks like the Americans will find another reason for sanctions against Turkey
    1. Fraracol_2
      Fraracol_2 18 December 2019 09: 00
      0
      Then they think at the same time. Muddy Marshal, I think we just like it better.
      1. bessmertniy
        bessmertniy 18 December 2019 09: 25
        +4
        Why, Haftar is quite understandable - he is trying to establish full control over the country. And in any case, this is more positive than the continuation of civil strife.
  5. Potato
    Potato 18 December 2019 08: 47
    +3
    Well, let's see what Haftar armor can bring down ... Turks love drones, including drums. And the armor was already shooting down rippers. More and more interesting.

    I did not think that Pelevin's stories would quickly turn into reality.
  6. cniza
    cniza 18 December 2019 08: 57
    +2
    Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the Government of Libya’s National Accord can count on Turkey’s military support.


    Another knot is tightened ...
    1. thinker
      thinker 18 December 2019 10: 07
      +3
      And Haftar has support. The bundle is still the same.
      1. Alex rex
        Alex rex 18 December 2019 10: 25
        -1
        Weak support, as if for the sake of business did not throw him. In the past, so many ally were deceived and betrayed!
      2. Dikson
        Dikson 18 December 2019 10: 34
        +3
        It’s like you don’t have to remember tomatoes .. Erdogan will not stand on ceremony and will quickly compose an answer to these friendly meetings .. He will wait until we finish the pipes, and there the knife will come in handy, which was already sticking out in the back of one of the great powers ..
      3. cniza
        cniza 18 December 2019 12: 09
        +1
        And Haftar has support.


        The fact of the matter is that we will again try to resolve this situation.
      4. SOVIET UNION 2
        SOVIET UNION 2 18 December 2019 12: 28
        +1
        Assad also has support. But Syria was divided into zones of occupation. New methods of war. We are recruiting supporters, repulsing territories and roofing them! With the Union republics was the development of technology. In Syria, she successfully works. In Libya, whose wards will beat off more territory, that and slippers! New colonial policy!
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  8. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 18 December 2019 09: 30
    0
    Erdogan decided that without his help, the forces of Faiz Saraj could not cope with the offensive, and obviously membership in NATO forces us to do so. But how and with what can the Turkish special forces help, which, like special units of other countries, must solve specific problems? Regarding additional equipment - gradually destroy the Turkish. The political result for Erdogan may not be entirely pleasant. But this is his decision, he should disentangle the joy of the Americans, who themselves support the same side.
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  10. Alien From
    Alien From 18 December 2019 09: 49
    0
    Nobody has yet benefited from spraying onto several fronts ...
    1. herev15
      herev15 18 December 2019 10: 54
      0
      Quote: Alien From
      Nobody has yet benefited from spraying onto several fronts.


      What spraying? Turkey does not fight either on two fronts or on three, for there is no opposing army in Syria (there is no Syrian) against them, and Kurds are more likely partisan connections. In Libya, the LNA is rather approaching Kurdish formations in spite of the high rank of Haftar. So, Erdogan is not afraid to get on the head, where it is possible he does not do anything except grunting (well, he’s a shit out of silence, nothing more).
  11. Altai72
    Altai72 18 December 2019 09: 54
    0
    Among the countries that have recognized the PNS as the sole legal representative of Libya, there is Russia. It seems that somewhere already passed info that Erdogan suggested that Russia act together there.
    1. Livonetc
      Livonetc 18 December 2019 10: 01
      0
      Russia will connect.
      But only in the diplomatic arena as an intermediary.
      Other participation is not advisable.
    2. herev15
      herev15 18 December 2019 10: 31
      0
      lhttps://inforeactor.ru/269660-lna-ne-boitsya-turciyu-i-prodolzhit-gromit-boevikov-pns-livii-makhdzhub?utm_source=yxnews&utm_medium=desktop&utm_referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fyandex.ru%2Fnews
    3. herev15
      herev15 18 December 2019 10: 39
      +2
      Quote: Altai72
      It seems that somewhere already passed info that Erdogan suggested that Russia act together there.


      Are you mistaken, Russia even supplies air defense systems to Haftar’s military, or do you think they can be bought at the bazaar? Do you need spare parts, personnel for service staff and .... Does someone train operators or are Martians doing this?
      1. akims
        akims 18 December 2019 21: 39
        0
        That you are mistaken. Russia sold the complexes to the emirates, and already those to the Havtor.
  12. Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 18 December 2019 11: 26
    +2
    Turkey sent special forces and military equipment to Libya to support the Government of National Accord and its ally, Faiz Saraj, who settled in Tripoli.
    Well, it means that together with Saraj we will also beat out Erdogan from Tripoli, so that he will recover and remember how much halva is.
  13. Keyser soze
    Keyser soze 18 December 2019 13: 28
    0
    Now in the eastern Mediterranean, there is a mess due to huge gas deposits. There many countries oppose the Turks - Greece, Israel, the EU, the Americans .... And if Erdogan grabs enough gas and puts it into the EU, it will make Gazprom very sour and its profits ...

    Noble mess no matter how you look ....
  14. Starper-xnumx
    Starper-xnumx 18 December 2019 18: 59
    -2
    Turkey dispatched special forces and military equipment to Libya

    But the first Russian PMCs appeared there ..! We will drive Anglo-Saxons and French and other freeloaders there .. Thinking everything was agreed with Erdogan.!
    Someone will answer for Gadafi seriously .. Such a socially developed country was Libya .. Well scum scatter. angry