Turkish presidential spokesperson Ibrahim Qalan confirmed on Tuesday that Haftar, who escalated the violence in Libya and caused more pain in it with external support, is not a legitimate representative of the Libyan people.
Qalan said, in press statements to the French “France 24” channel, that the supporters of the coup leader general Khalifa Haftar, including France, were standing on the wrong side of the Libyan conflict, according to the Turkish Anatolia News Agency.
Qalan said that the time has come for Haftar’s supporters to realize that the latter is not a reliable partner in Libya, stressing that the internationally recognized reconciliation government is acting responsibly and cooperating with the international community.
Qalan stressed the necessity of find a political solution that would cover all the Libyan land, and not only one part of it , pointing out that the GNA confirmed several times its desire for a political solution.
He added, “What the GNA is currently doing is defending the capital, Tripoli, against the Haftar attacks, and it has the legal right to defend itself.”
It is worth mentioning that the Turkish presidential spokesman, Ibrahim Qalan, said on Sunday that Haftar is no longer trusted by European countries and the United States; However, they do not publicly disclose this to public opinion.