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Egypt wary of Turkey’s moves in eastern Libya

Ankara is expanding its influence in eastern Libya, deemed an area of Egyptian ​​influence.
A picture taken on June 30, 2019, shows the Turkish Embassy in Tripoli.

Following months of conflict and accusations between the two parties, the relationship between Turkey and the Khalifa Hifter-led Libyan National Army (LNA) has seen a relative thaw.

On Jan. 20, Turkey's Ambassador to Tripoli Kenan Yilmaz visited eastern Libya and met with speaker of the Tobruk-based Libyan parliament Aqila Saleh, who is one of Turkey's most vocal critics. 

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