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Erdogan criticized Egypt's action in Libya

Egypt's action in Libya to assist the head of the Libyan national army, the Caliph Haftarot illegal, said Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan to the journalists on Friday.

In late June, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that his country is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming them. The President also said that any direct interference of Egypt in Libya now has the legitimacy under international law. According to him, the "red line" for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, located about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt, and the province Dzhufra.

"Libya has a legitimate government (Fiesa) Zarraga, is illegal coup Haftarot. The confrontation between those who support the legitimate government of Libya and those who support the coup Haftarot. All their actions are illegal," Erdogan said, responding to a question about the actions of Egypt in Libya.

He added that Turkey will not leave Libya "alone." "We took on responsibility in Libya, will continue to carry her and will continue to provide ongoing support to our Libyan brothers," said the Turkish President.

In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the Libyan national army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftorah, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA - Egypt.