Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan will receive the Gaddafi International Prize for Human Rights next week when he visits Libya, AFP reported on Friday.

The prize, named after Libya's leader Muammar Gaddafi, will be presented to Erdogan at a ceremony in Tripoli on Wednesday. Previous recipients of the prize were Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and former South African leader Nelson Mandela, according to the report.

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