Qatar and Turkey have been gradually trying to expand their presence in the Middle East. Experts claim having vested interests in the Middle East, North Africa, and the Horn of Africa and have not shied away from using mercenaries in their strategic activities.
Qatar and Turkey have failed to get enough recruits from within their citizenship to participate in the region’s external wars. As a result, contractors were forced to hire in their name to do “dirty” jobs.
The Libyan Parliament cautioned about the repercussions of flagrant Turkish interference in Libya, noting that Turkish officials are placing their directives on the National Accord Government (GNA) based in Tripoli.
The Libyan Parliament cautioned of an invasion of oil revenues to also fund militias and mercenaries. They are fighting against the Libyan National Army (LNA) alongside GNA troops.
Qatar & Turkey use mercenaries
Several media have stated that Ankara is sending fresh shipments of mercenaries to Libya to assist Al-Wefaq forces against the LNA. Pointing out that Turkey is perpetrating flagrant abuses of Libyan state sovereignty.
In addition, Libyan Parliament Deputy Speaker Ahmed Houmah announced that Libyan Parliament Speaker Aquila Saleh will be visiting Russia shortly. Stating in statements that Parliament is endorsing diplomatic attempts to restart the democratic process and address the crisis in Libya.
Houmah pointed out that the Libyan tribes and friendly countries. Describing them as Turkish invaders, will also repel any mercenaries attack against the Libyan army.
In the same background, on June 30 the Libyan Central Bank reported that deposits of about $8 billion moved to Turkish banks. Adding that $3 billion in payments had been provided to Turkish firms. Following an agreement between Fayez al-Sarraj and Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The Libyan Central Bank has said that the Turkish Government is also actively interfering with Libyan politics. Adding that the Turkish interference is aiming at stealing Libyan assets.