Turkey welcomes new interim government in Libya

ANKARA (Reuters) - The Turkish foreign ministry said on Friday it welcomed the selection of a new Libya interim government via U.N. sponsored talks adding it would continue to provide support until national elections later this year.

In a statement, the ministry also said the selection of the interim government was a significant opportunity in terms of establishing political unity and protection of Libya's sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.

(Reporting by Tuvan Gumrukcu; Writing by Ezgi Erkoyun; editing by David Evans)