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The Turkish Parliament approves extending the mission of Turkish forces in Libya for an additional two years.

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Ankara, November 30, 2023 (LANA) - The Turkish Parliament agreed, today, Thursday, to extend the Turkish army’s mission in Libya for an additional 24 months, starting from January 2, 2024.

Anatolia News Agency explained that Parliament's approval came after a vote that was approved by the majority of its members.

The agency added that the Turkish presidency transmitted a memorandum to the Presidency of Parliament last Friday, extending the missions of the country’s forces in Libya for an additional 24 months.

Turkey sent its forces to Libya on January 2, 2020, and its duties were extended on June 21, 2021 for 18 months.