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Mapisa-Nqakula tells NCOP no problems with Turkish munitions sale

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The Minister of Defence and Military Veterans used a National Council of Provinces (NCOP) question session this week to support the sale of munitions...

Macron slams Turkey’s ‘criminal’ role in Libya, Putin’s ambivalence

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France’s president on Monday accused Turkey of massively importing jihadists into Libya, labeling Ankara’s intervention “criminal” and he lambasted Russian President Vladimir Putin’s ambivalence...

NCACC to investigate SA defence equipment in Libya

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Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Defence (JSDC) has asked questions about military hardware exported to Turkey “that might” have found its way to strife-torn...

France ‘will not tolerate’ Turkey’s role in Libya, Macron says

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France will not tolerate Turkey’s military intervention in Libya, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday, accusing Ankara of playing “a dangerous game”. Turkey has intervened...

Turkey dismisses Egyptian warning of Libya intervention

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Egypt’s warning that it could intervene directly in neighbouring Libya will not deter Turkey supporting its Libyan allies, a senior Turkish official said on...

Turkey says it discussed lasting ceasefire during Libya trip

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Senior Turkish officials discussed a lasting ceasefire and political solution in Libya, as well as energy cooperation, during a visit to Tripoli on Wednesday,...

Turkey accuses France of exacerbating Libya crisis

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Turkey angrily accused France on Tuesday of exacerbating the crisis in Libya and violating UN and NATO decisions by supporting the forces of Khalifa...

Russia sends second batch of fighter jets to Syria: embassy

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Russia flew a batch of advanced MiG-29 fighter jets to Syria, Moscow’s embassy in Damascus said, with Syrian pilots already using the planes to...

Turkey vows more support to secure gains in Libya conflict

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President Tayyip Erdogan vowed on Thursday to ramp up Turkey’s support for its ally in Libya to lock in recent military gains, and promised...

Libya’s Haftar seeks to rouse forces against Turkey

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Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar called on his forces on Saturday to rally against Turkey, which has helped his Tripoli-based rivals turn the tide of...

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Coronavirus shows why the SANDF needs to be adequately funded

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The deployment of the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) to help fight the COVID-19 novel coronavirus yet again demonstrates the need for a...