ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that Turkish military units had started moving to Libya to support Fayez al-Serraj’s internationally-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA), based in Tripoli.

Speaking in an interview with broadcaster CNN Turk, Erdogan said Turkey was also sending senior military personnel.

Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; Editing by Kevin Liffey