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Turkish president meets with top Libyan leader in New York

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mohamed al-Menfi hold closed-door meeting at Turkevi Center

Mehmet Tosun   | 23.09.2021
Turkish president meets with top Libyan leader in New York Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya, Mohamed al-Menfi in New York, United States on September 22, 2021. ( TUR Presidency/Murat Cetinmuhurdar - Anadolu Agency )

NEW YORK 

Turkey's president and the chairman of the Presidential Council of Libya met Wednesday in New York, where they are attending the 76th session of the UN General Assembly. 

Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Mohamed al-Menfi held a closed-door meeting at the newly opened Turkevi Center, or Turkish House, across from UN headquarters.

Turkey's Culture and Tourism Minister Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, National Defense Minister Hulusi Akar and AK Party Deputy Chairman Binali Yildirim were also present during the meeting.

*Writing by Dilan Pamuk in Ankara

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