PC Head receives Italian Foreign Minister in Tripoli

PC Head receives Italian Foreign Minister in Tripoli

August 02, 2021 - 14:54
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Written By: SafaAlharathy

The Presidential Council's (PC) Head Mohamed Menfi received Monday morning Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and his accompanying delegation to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries.

The key topic of debate was the format and timing of the December election, in which Menfi stressed the need to resolve the legal framework issue and for the House of Representatives and the High Council of the State to reach a consensus on one of the proposals put forward in this regard.

Menfi emphasized the need to strengthen bilateral relations between Libya and Italy, especially in investment, trade, and economic exchange.

For his part, the Italian Foreign Minister welcomed the opening of the coastal road, noting that his visit comes to emphasize the importance of this "major step."

Di Maio praised the PC's work during the last period in all the entitlements entrusted to it, including the reconciliation file and the unification of state institutions.

The Italian minister also expressed his country's readiness to cooperate and work with Libya in various economic, commercial, and other fields, especially in southern Libya.