Turkish Parliament Approves Sending Troops to Libya

(MEMRI) On Jan. 2, 2020, the Turkish parliament approved granting the government authority to send soldiers to Libya. A Dec. 27, 2019, article in the Turkish daily Yurt listed six countries hosting Turkish military bases: Syria, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Somalia, Qatar, and the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, which is recognized only by the government of Turkey. A 2017 report by PricewaterhouseCoopers said Turkey has the world's second highest proportion of forces deployed beyond its borders, after the U.S.

2020-01-03 00:00:00

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