Switches weapons between Ankara and Paris : the Courbet, a French ship deployed off the coast of Libya to identify a cargo ship suspected of being involved in arms trafficking, has been the subject on 10 June last of the three "illuminations radar", equivalent to a marking of a target, by a frigate, Turkish, revealed this Wednesday, the French ministry of the Armies.read also : France constraint reshuffle the cards in Libya
"This case is in our eyes very serious. We cannot accept that an ally behaves this way against a ship of the Nato, under Nato command, leading a Nato mission", a-t was specified on the side of the ministry of the Interior. The Turkish ships use "call signs Nato" to identify themselves during their missions of escort.Florence Parly will "put the points on the i"
A maneuver "aggressive" that has pushed Paris to denounce the "ostrich policy" of NATO in the face of Turkey, against its actions within the Alliance, in Libya or in Iraq. "We are already known to pass complicated in the Alliance, there are ways to overcome them but we can't do the ostrich policy, and one cannot claim that there is not a problem Turkish currently to Nato. See it, say it and treat it," said to Reuters an official of the French ministry of the Armies.
"These flocks of boats, sometimes accompanied by frigates, Turkish, do not contribute to de-escalation," stressed the ministry to AFP. Florence Parly, at the head of Armies, will "dot the i" during a video conference of Defence ministers of the Atlantic alliance, which will take place this Wednesday, a-t-are also shown.
Turkey multiplies for several months the pranks in Libya into chaos since the fall of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi. Since 2011, no political leader has managed to take control of the country, divided between two strong men : the marshal Haftar, head of the libyan national army (ANL), and Fayez al-Sarraj, the prime minister recognized by the united Nations.The fighting rages on in Libya since the fall of the regime of Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. Here, in Tripoli, on September 7, 2019. Mahmud TURKIA / AFP
If al-Sarraj control since the beginning of June the capital Tripoli and its region, at the end of a decisive battle long 14 months, Haftar is publicly supported by Egypt, Russia and the United Arab Emirates. And although she claims to the contrary, France is accused of doing the same. The Turkey, it would work towards in the shadow of the victory of the Union Government of Libya (GNA) Fayez al-Sarraj, by exporting its troops heavy weapons. The nation Recep Tayyip Erdogan has had talks with Russia to agree to a truce.Tensions franco-Turkish continuous
Paris and Ankara are engaged to fiery statements in the last few days, while Turkey continues to invest in the Middle East and Libya. Last week, the european Union requested the support of NATO to help enforce the arms embargo in Libya, after having been prevented by the Turkish army to inspect a suspicious vessel. Sunday, the Elysée palace has denounced the intervention "unacceptable" Libya, after the deployment of seven Turkish vessels off the coast of Libya. "The Turks behave in an unacceptable manner by mobilising NATO and France can't let do that," added the Presidency.read also : Nato prepares for the challenges of the post-pandémieLa writing you conseilleRenaud Girard: "a dramatic breakthrough in Turkish in Libya""The Turkish army settles in Libya: towards a new blackmail for the migrants to Erdogan?"Libya: Khalifa Haftar and his army are pushed away from TripoliSujetsLibyeTurquieFrance47 commentairesJeanne Domrémyle 17/06/2020 19:13
This is normal, because the turks are our opponents informal in this conflict.the words envolentle 17/06/2020 19:10
Mrs PARLY.. she is still in government...?Bourguognele 17/06/2020 19:10
That calls to the spirit of the battle of Lepanto! a
Enough of all these turqueries, rabattons the take of the caliph-sultan Erdogan.