Has Turkey Lost Libya?

In a column for the Turkish publication Today's Zaman, Amanda Paul says that Turkey "seems set to lose billions with Libya's leadership giving lucrative construction contracts to other parties".

She says that, as with Egypt, Turkey's leadership now finds itself on the black list of the Libyan government, due to an "overblown sense of its influence and its backing of the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)".

Describing Libya as a gateway to the rest of the sub-Sahara, she speculates that Turkey's policy will also have an impact on its relations with the region beyond.

Meanwhile, there are reports that a deal has been signed for a Turkish company to build a power station in Tobruk.

(Source: Today's Zaman)

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