The decision comes after High Council of State, UN Support Mission urged Fayez al Sarraj to postpone his decision.
A November 2019 agreement between Turkey and Libya determines a portion of Turkey’s maritime rights in the region.
The head of Libya’s UN-supported and internationally recognised government says that he wants to hand over power to a new administration in October amid talks on ending the country’s conflict.
Turkey's President Erdogan and Libyan PM Al Sarraj hold talks in Istanbul to discuss developments in Libya, bilateral ties, and regional issues.
The agreement between the UN-recognised government in Tripoli and the Tobruk-based legislature to demilitarise Sirte is an important step towards peace but obstacles remain primarily in the form of the renegade warlord, Khalifa Haftar.
As the tiny island nation lies in the middle of a popular migration route, Maltese interests lie in ensuring a stable Libya capable of securing its borders.
Oil smuggling contributes to instability, crime and economic deprivation in Libya.
With a ramped-up Russian and Emirati presence in Libya, Turkey is engaging international stakeholders to maintain stability and prevent aggressive expansion.
Playing one country against the other and exploiting competing interests of regional powers, Haftar has done everything to keep the conflict running as a freeloader.
Unlike Turkey, which was requested to help defend the legitimate UN-recognised government in Tripoli, Egypt has no such mandate to enter Libya.
Egypt is threatening the UN-backed government of Libya with a tribal rebellion, but many tribe leaders have slammed the former military general. Here's a breakdown of Libya's tribal demographics.
The move comes after the forces of UN-recognised government recently recaptured most of the territory held by Khalifa Haftar's illegal militias in northwest Libya, ending the warlord's 14-month campaign to seize the capital Tripoli.
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