Europe Will Face Terror Threat If Tripoli Govt Falls: Erdogan
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Europe it could face new threats from terrorist organizations if Libya’s U.N.-recognized government in Tripoli were to fall.
In an article published in politico on the eve of a Libya Peace Conference in Berlin, Erdogan said the EU’s failure to adequately support the government of national accord would be a betrayal of its own core values including democracy and human rights.
He wrote Europe will encounter a fresh set of problems and threats if Libya’s legitimate government were to fall.
He said terrorist organizations such as ISIS and Al-Qaeda which suffered a military defeat in Syria and Iraq, will find a fertile ground to get back on their feet.