By Jeyhun Aliyev
ANKARA (AA) – Turkey is "saddened" to receive news regarding a large-scale fire that erupted in the Jebel Akhdar region in eastern Libya, according to a statement Saturday by Foreign Ministry spokesman Tanju Bilgic.
"Following the incident we have informed Libyan authorities that we are ready to provide all kinds of assistance," it said.
It underlined that Turkey will continue to stand by "friendly and brotherly" Libya in all fields.
"We extend our sympathies to the Libyan Government of National Unity and Libyan people," is added.