Turkey Says Six Turks Held By Haftar In Libya Demands Release

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The warning came after Gen Haftars Libyan National Army said it would strike Turkish vessels in Libyan waters and view Turkish businesses as targets. Turkish Defence Minister Huluski Akar warned that LNA forces would pay a very heavy price for any attacks on Turkish interests. On Thursday a main supply base for Gen Haftars forces in their offensive on Tripoli. If not Haftars forces will become legitimate targets. Earlier on Sunday and that Turkey had taken measures to prevent attacks. Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar said they destroyed a Turkish drone parked at Tripolis only working airport on Sunday halting civilian flights as tensions between Ankara and the eastern administration mounted. Haftars forces said they hit the drone in an air strike on Mitiga airport internationally recognised Libyan government in Tripoli. Haftars administration cut all ties with Turkey on Friday banning its flights and ships from eastern Libya

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