Russia working on immediate Libya cease-fire with Turkey

In this photo provided by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, welcomes Libya's parliament speaker Aguila Saleh for talks in Moscow, Russia, Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP)
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Updated 08 July 2020

Russia working on immediate Libya cease-fire with Turkey

MOSCOW: Russia and Turkey are working on an immediate cease-fire agreement for the conflict in Libya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Wednesday by the Interfax news agency.
Lavrov said the Libyan National Army (LNA), which Russia backs, is ready to sign a cease-fire document and hopes that Turkey will manage to convince the country’s internationally recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) to do the same.


Erdogan: 10 million CoronaVac doses could reach Turkey by weekend

Updated 22 January 2021

Erdogan: 10 million CoronaVac doses could reach Turkey by weekend

  • Turkey has already received an initial consignment of three million doses

ISTANBUL: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday China had approved delivery of a second consignment of the CoronaVac vaccine, produced by Sinovac Biotech, and 10 million doses could arrive in Turkey by this weekend.
Turkey has already received an initial consignment of three million doses and has so far vaccinated 1.166 million people, mostly health workers and elderly people. Erdogan was speaking to reporters in Istanbul.