Two Turkish Frigates Appear Off Libya

Two Turkish Frigates Appear Off Libya Amid Reports Of Troops And Armor Landing Ashore

These developments point to a major escalation in Turkey’s involvement in the conflict following abortive attempts to broker a ceasefire.

By Joseph Trevithick

Weeks after the Turkish government announced plans to send various forces to Libya to support that country’s internationally recognized government, there are now indications that those deployments are well underway. Two Turkish Navy Gabya class frigates have appeared off the coast of Tripoli, the official Libyan capital, and there are reports emerging now that Turkish troops and heavy armor are arriving in that city, too.

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Source: https://www.thedrive.com

Military situation in Libya on 12 December 2019, via Wikipedia

Military situation in Libya on 12 December 2019, via Wikipedia

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