Erdogan: Turkey, Libya committed to East Med maritime accord

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday that Turkey and Libya were committed to a 2019 maritime demarcation accord in the Eastern Mediterranean, after meeting Libya’s Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh in Ankara.

“The maritime accord signed between Turkey and Libya secures national interests and future of both countries…We confirmed our determination on this issue today,” Erdogan said in a news conference.