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Italy’s FM calls for “humanitarian truce” in Tripoli

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

BRUSSELS – Italy’s Foreign Minister, Enzo Moavero Milanesi, has called for a “humanitarian truce” and a ceasefire in the Libyan capital.

“We are all very careful. The situation is constantly changing. Things are not going well,” Milanesi said in a press conference on the margin of the meeting of the European Union’s Foreign Council.

“We must try to calm people , and above all to reach a humanitarian truce and a ceasefire and resume the journey,” he added.

On Monday, the EU’s Foreign Council held a meeting on Libya with the participation of the United Nations Special Envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salamé, and Head of the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA), Fayez Al-Sarraj.

The EU’s Foreign Affairs Council called for a ceasefire in Libya, saying that the conflict around Tripoli was a threat to international peace and security.

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