The consulate general of Turkey in the city of Benghazi will return to provide services if conditions in the eastern region make it possible, Turkish Ambassador to Libya, Kenan Yilmaz, said on Wednesday.
Yilmaz made his remarks to his country’s state-owned news agency Anadolu on the sidelines of his participation in the 13th ambassadorial conference in Ankara.
According to the Turkish diplomat, there are important opportunities to develop relations between Turkey and Libya in various sectors such as trade, economy, investment, culture, health and safety and the parties are continuing to work to strengthen bilateral relations, in collaboration with a ” strong government that holds power in Libya ”.
Yilmaz pointed out that Turkey’s exports to Libya last year, were approximately $ 3 billion and the volume of bilateral trade was $ 4.5 billion.
“Turkish companies in Libya are known as reliable companies and we, in turn, continue to encourage these companies to work there,” he added