Egypt Institute Journal (Vol. 5 – Issue 17) / studies

Turkey, Libya and Geopolitics of Energy in the Mediterranean

january 2020

january 2020

Palestinian researcher, specializing in Middle East economics, Turkish Gazi University.


The study proceeds from assuming that Ankara has signed the memoranda of understanding with Libya’s UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) within the framework of a legal maneuver, as Ankara has not signed a final agreement with GNA, based on its awareness of the need to ratify the final agreements by Parliament. However, Turkey wanted to test the pulse of the Mediterranean basin actors and explore their positions by activating these memos, and then move according to these positions.

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