TOLOnews 6pm News 07 January 2020
US Secretary Mike Pompeo described Ambassador John Bass' service in Afghanistan as "exemplary," saying he helped "advance American efforts to facilitate a political settlement in Afghanistan," and served with "excellence and integrity."
“As Ambassador John Bass concludes two years in Afghanistan, I am grateful for his exemplary service leading one of the world’s most challenging diplomatic missions,” Pompeo said in a tweet.
Turkey will send military experts and technical teams to support Libya’s internationally recognised government, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, a day after President Tayyip Erdogan said Turkish military units were moving to Tripoli.
Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj’s Government of National Accord asked for Turkish support last month as it fends off an offensive by forces led by eastern leader Khalifa Haftar, backed by Russia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Jordan.