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    Turkey PM hails 'sacrifice' of Libyan people

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    Turkey's prime minister has visited Libya in the latest leg of his North Africa tour, a day after French and British leaders won a hero's welcome there for helping to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi.

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attended Friday prayers at Tripoli's Martyr Square, where he was greeted by Mustafa Abdul Jalil, chairman of the Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC).

    At a joint press conference with Abdul Jalil in the capital, Erdogan spoke about the Libyan people's "struggle for freedom" and hailed what he called the sacrifices of the Libyan people.

    Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Tripoli.