Turkey to Reopen Embassy; Companies Resume Work

By John Lee.

The Turkish Foreign Minister has announced that Turkey plans to re-open its embassy in Libya, and to remove visa restrictions on Libyans traveling to the country.

Mevlut Çavuşoglu is quoted by Reuters as saying:

We will make it easy for Libyan nationals to obtain a travel visa to Turkey, and we promise that by the recovery of the security situation in Libya, we are going to cancel the visa requirements for good.

“We are ready to assist Libya in fighting IS terrorists and in transportation and energy sectors.

At a joint press conference with the UN-proposed government’s Foreign Minister, Mohammed Sayalah, said Turking companies were considering returning to infrastructure projects, adding that the Turkish company working in Ubari power plant has resumed work there.

Libyan flights to Tunisia's Carthage Airport start again on Tuesday 31st May 31, following months of suspension.

(Source: GNA, Libya Herald, Libya Observer)

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