Monday, December 6, 2021

Analysts: Turkey trying to obstruct holding elections in Libya

Analysts: Turkey trying to obstruct holding elections in Libya

The Libyan political analysts, Khalid al-Turjuman and Kamil al-Miraash, said that Turkey is trying to obstruct holding elections in Libya, scheduled for Dec 24, 2021.

It is noteworthy that the Turkish Defence Minister, Hulusi Akar, had stated that Turkish soldiers are not foreigners in Libya, but rather continue their activities there at the invitation of the government.

The Turkish minister, Hulusi Akar, talks about Libya as if it is a province of the Turkish state, the Libyan political analyst, Khalid al-Turjuman told al-Ain News.

Turkey does not want elections in Libya; It is working through the mercenaries and the militias it controls to thwart any move to hold elections, he added.

Al-Miraash commented: “I expect these statements to have a strong impact on obstructing the upcoming elections, which is a primary goal of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, from the beginning.”

Turjuman pointed out that Turkey controls western Libya and the capabilities of the Libyan people, while the International Community has not taken any position or any serious reactions towards Turkey, demanding a position from the United Nations and the International Community to avoid further complicating the Libyan crisis.

The Turkish claim that its soldiers are not foreigners in Libya, reflects the Ottoman colonial intentions in Libya, al-Miraash explained.