Italian Foreign Minister departs Libya after short formal visit

Italian Foreign Minister departs Libya after short formal visit

May 06, 2017 - 21:07
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

The Italian Foreign Minister, Angelino Alfano, has left Libya together with the delegation that accompanied him on his formal visit to Tripoli, which only took a few hours.

The Libyan Foreign Minister of the UN-proposed government, Mohammed Sayala, was in Mitiga Airport to see his counterpart off and then said in a statement that the visit was part of Italy's support for the Presidential Council (PC) and for finding a peaceful solution to the crisis as well as reaching national reconciliation.

Sayala also said that Alfano met with Fayez Al-Sirraj, the Head of the PC, and his deputy, Ahmed Mitig, as well as with the Head of the High Council of State, Abdelrahman Al-Sweihli.

"The meetings discussed the latest political, economic, and security issues in Libya to achieve a peaceful and stabilized country." Sayala added.

He added that Alfano expressed Italy's support for stability in Libya and for developing the cooperation between the two countries in all fields.