Erdogan and Trump discussed the situation in Libya

Turkish and US presidents Tayyip Erdogan and Donald Trump discussed the situation in Libya, as well as bilateral relations, the Turkish presidential administration said on Tuesday.

“Our President held telephone talks with US President Donald Trump today. During the talks, the leaders exchanged views on the situation in Libya, discussed regional issues and issues of bilateral relations. The parties agreed on closer cooperation to achieve a trade turnover of 100 billion dollars, as well as to ensure stability in Libya,” the message reads.

In Libya, the conflict continues between the government of the national accord of Fayez Sarraj, which controls Tripoli and territories in the West of the country, and the Libyan national army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftar, which cooperates with the Parliament sitting in the East. Turkey supports the GNA, while Egypt supports the LNA.