Egypt condemns Turkey decision to allow troop deployment to Libya

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the members of his ruling party in Ankara on Dec. 26, 2019. (File photo: AP)

Egypt strongly condemned on Thursday a vote by Turkey’s parliament to allow a troop deployment to Libya, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

Egypt said any such deployment could “negatively affect the stability of the Mediterranean region” and called on the international community to urgently respond to the move.

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