Italy pressures for the establishment of the Libyan unity government

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Italian Foreign Minister, Paolo Gentiloni said that “the level of coordination and planning between different coalition countries on the possible contribution to the security of Libya is in a very advanced stage.”

In a UN meeting Italian Foreign Minister, Paolo Gentiloni reiterated that Italy is ready to coordinate operations for the security and stability of Libya, but only after a clear request by the new Libyan government


Italy’s priority in Libya is the establishment of the Libyan unity government and not the undertaking of foreign operations inside the war-torn country.

Italian website, Italy Europe 24, reported that in a UN meeting on Monday Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni told his counterparts, that the Libyan International Assistance Mission (LIAM) in Libya must start only after a clear request by the new Libya unity government.

The Italian side knows that a large part of the Libyan society (w...


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