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The Factors Motivating Turkey in Libya

Sinan Ciddi
Board of Contributors
Jan 10, 2020 | 10:30 GMT
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By sending Turkish troops to defend Libya's U.N.-backed government, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hopes to force a cease-fire that will protect his country's interests in the Mediterranean and burnish his regional reputation.

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By sending Turkish troops to defend Libya's U.N.-backed government, President Erdogan hopes to force a cease-fire that will protect his country's oil and gas interests in the Mediterranean and burnish his regional reputation....

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