Libyan delegation participates in Turkish military exercise

May 29, 2024 | International actors

On 29 and 30 May, the Libyan Army Chief of Staff (CoS) Muhammed Haddad led a Libyan military delegation to participate in the Turkish military exercises ‘EFES2024.’ This included forces from the Army and Navy Command, the Supply and Logistics Authority, and military units from several brigades, including the 444 Brigade commander Mahmoud Hamza.

On the second day of the exercises, Turkish President Recep Erdoğan attended, witnessing land, sea, and air military displays from various participating countries. On the sidelines of the exercises, Haddad met with his Turkish counterpart, General Metin Gürak. He also held a technical meeting with Turkish Defence Minister Yaşar Güler, focusing on supporting training programs, developing the Libyan army, and discussing military cooperation.