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Al Saraj Meets Erdogan and Yeldrem in Ankara, Discuss Return of Turkish Companies.

Al Saraj Meets Erdogan and Yeldrem in Ankara, Discuss Return of Turkish Companies.Thursday , 09-02-2017 – 15:28:00

Ankara, 9 February 2017(Lana) Turkish President Racep Tayyeb Erdogan on Wednesday received the Head of the Presidency Council of the Government of National Accord Fayez Al Saraj. According to the Council’s Information office Al Saraj stressed at the meeting the strong historical relations linking Libya to Turkey, valuing Turkey’s role regionally and internationally, and the support it rendered to the Presidency Council and the Government of National Accord. On his part, the Turkish President renewed his country’s support for the Presidency Council, praising the effort being made by the Council to get Libya out of its crisis. The two sides discussed bilateral relations and developments in Libya as well as regional issues including combat of terrorism. The talks dealt specifically with the supporting of the Presidency Guard, as well as economic issues. Before meeting Erdogan, Al Saraj had a meeting with Bin Ali Yeldrem the Prime Minister. The meeting dealt with political and economic issues with an emphasis of the electricity and energy issues. The Chairman of the Board of the Electricity Company discussed with Turkish experts a series of proposals for upgrading energy efficiency with help from Turkish companies. Al Saraj said at a joint press conference with Yeldrem that there was a political agreement that’s facing difficulties to implement, stressing that the Council was committed to restore peace and stability in the country. Yeldrem said an agreement was reached with Libya to accelerate the execution of infrastructure projects, and to build new projects. Al Sarj arrived in Ankara on Tuesday for a visit in reply to an invitation from President Erdogan. He was accompanied by the Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala and several other officials. =Lana=