Member of the Egyptian House of Representatives and Deputy Speaker of the Arab Parliament, Saad Al-Gamal, described the memorandums of cooperation in the security and maritime field signed by the President of the Presidential Council of the International Government of accord, Fayez Sarraj, with the Turkish President, Recep tayyip Erdogan, by high treason; because alsarraj exploited his position against the higher interest of the country.
Al-Jamal said in a telephone interview on Libya’s newsroom program on Saturday, followed by Og, that al-Sarraj made Libya’s air and sea borders illegal for his country, wasting its national security, expressing his total rejection of the memorandums of understanding, which he considered a “shame” on these leadership.
Recalling the seizure of Turkish arms and ammunition ships destined for Libya before, stressing that the terrorist tide comes to Libya from Turkey, whether by arms or individuals, he continued: “This agreement opens the door wide for terrorist and extremist groups in order to destabilize the security and stability of Libya,” Calling on all Libyans to reject this agreement, And repent of their country to violate its maritime or air borders to any foreign State.
He explained that the Arab Parliament will be held early or mid-next month, and that the Bureau of Parliament will be held on December 7 this year, will have a position on the agreement between Sarraj and Erdogan, and then presented to the plenary session of the Arab Parliament.
He pointed to the possibility of discussing the withdrawal of international recognition from the government of Sarraj, being a fair demand for the Libyan people and protection of national security of Libya and the Arab; because such an agreement is a violation of them.
Fathi Pashaga, the interior minister of the internationally backed government of national accord, announced last Wednesday that Libya and Turkey signed a memorandum of understanding on security and maritime cooperation between the two countries in the presence of Erdogan and Sarraj, claiming that this memorandum concerns the fight against terrorism and illegal immigration and the exchange of information.
He received Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of the Presidential Council installed from the international community, Fayez Sarraj, Dolmabahce Palace in Istanbul.
The Anatolia news agency, in a report, read by “Og”, that the meeting was away from the lenses of journalists, noting that it lasted for two hours and 15 minutes, without disclosing the content of the conversation between them.
The Greek Foreign Ministry summoned the Turkish ambassador and condemned the agreement, noting that it could not violate the sovereignty of a third country, adding: “This action is a clear violation of the international law of the sea … It is not in line with the principle of good neighborliness governing between States.”
The Libyan parliament, on Thursday, described the agreement between the government of accord and the Turkish regime as a “high betrayal”, where the Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Committee of the Parliament, in a statement, that “the Turkish regime is supportive of terrorist organizations and the agreement is a threat to the Libyan national security and Arab security and peace in the Mediterranean generally”.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry condemned the signing of Turkey’s memorandums of understanding with Fayez al-Sarraj, head of the Government of National Accord in Libya, for cooperation in the fields of security and maritime areas. usually the Convention is “without legal effect”.
It is noteworthy that the President of the Presidential Council of the Government of National Accord supported internationally, Fayez Sarraj, admitted receiving military support from Turkey during the battles in Tripoli, stressing that his government is in a state of defense of its legitimacy.
The confession comes complementary to the statements made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, to the whole world, that his country sold weapons and military equipment to the Government of National Accord, in order to create a balance in the war against Hifter, he said.
On April 4, Khalifa Hifter announced the launch of an operation to “liberate” the capital Tripoli from “militias and armed groups”, in conjunction with the announcement of the UN envoy in Libya, the holding of the National All-Inclusive Forum, from 14 to 16 April. The past in Ghadames.
The Secretary-General of the Arab League called on all Libyan parties to exercise restraint and reduce the state of escalation field resulting from the recent military moves in the western regions of the country, and to commit to the political path as the only way to end the crisis in Libya, and return to the dialogue aimed at reaching a national settlement exclusively to get the country out of the crisis that live it.
Libya has been in a political and military crisis since 2011, where two parties are currently fighting for power: the Government of National Accord the Internationally supported, led by Faiz al-Sarraj, and the second, the interim government of eastern Libya, supported by the House of Representatives in Tobruk.