- Jul 2011
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will "teach a lesson" to Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar if his forces continue attacks against the North African country's internationally recognized government.
This could bring Russia and Turkey, potentially, into conflict again, since Russia supports Haftar with about 2,000 mercenaries and possibly some regular forces and anti-aircraft systems and such...
Haftar and the pro-Turkey Libyan leader were in Moscow yesterday, where Russian and Turkish diplomats tried to get them to sign a peace treaty. But Haftar left without signing...