"Within the framework of the agreement we reached with Libya we will be able to start our oil exploration operations there within three to four months," said Energy Minister Fatih Donmez.
Mustafa al Mujie, spokesman for the government-led Burkan Al Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) Operation, said that the army forces gained control in Esabia town of southern Tripoli.
A report by a UN Panel of Experts said the foreign mercenaries were affiliated with Lancaster 6 DMCC and Opus Capital Asset Limited FZE, both registered at free zones in the UAE, Bloomberg reported.
The Libyan warlord has consistently upped the ante, but only has a losing hand to show for it.
Ankara is calling on stakeholders to "invest" instead in the UN-backed Libyan government.
The announcement comes after Libyan Army's recent gains against militias of warlord Khalifa Haftar, which are supported by France, Russia, the United Arab Emirates, and Egypt.
The advance by the forces of UN-recognised Government of National Accord (GNA) came less than a week after the warlord Khalifa Haftar declared himself the ruler of Libya.
Haftar’s positions targeted after militias carried out attacks on civilian settlements using rockets that killed five and injured 18.
Turkey's President Erdogan and German Chancellor Merkel call for a fragile truce in Libya to be converted into a lasting ceasefire, during a visit by the German leader to Istanbul.
Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar said his country expects Greece to act according to international law, agreements and good neighbourly relations.
Pro-Haftar mercenaries were also deployed to the region and drones operated by the United Arab Emirates were flying over Tripoli.
Late on Saturday, Haftar forces announced a ceasefire starting at 2200GMT.
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