Italian and Russian foreign ministers convene to discuss ongoing conflict in Libya - News Summed Up

Italian and Russian foreign ministers convene to discuss ongoing conflict in Libya


Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will host his Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero, in Moscow today, where they will discuss waysRussian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will host his Italian counterpart, Enzo Moavero, in Moscow today, where they will discuss ways of cooperating to resolve the ongoing Libya crisis. The trip precedes a conference in Sicily next month, which is seeking the participation of the major warring parties in Libya to move towards resolving the conflict peacefully. The Italian government has pushed back against efforts by France and Libya’s transitional national government to impose a date for elections. However, Italy is also eager to participate in efforts to stem a conflict, which has become the main source of migrants into Europe this year. As a result, expect today’s ministerial meeting to focus on efforts to boost security and political dialogue in Libya.


Source: Libya Today October 07, 2018 19:52 UTC



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