Italian, Tunisian FMs hold talks on Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

TUNIS – The Libyan crisis was at the center of a phone call between Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and his Tunisian counterpart Noureddine Erray, the Tunisian foreign ministry said in a statement.

According to the note, the two ministers also discussed ”friendly relations” and the ”strategic partnership” uniting Italy and Tunisia and called for stronger bilateral cooperation in all sectors.

Erray, the note said, stressed the importance of the Libyan issue, recalling how Tunisia supports ”international legitimacy” to reach a long-lasting political solution.

Di Maio and the Tunisian minister also reportedly ”highlighted the convergence of points of view on the Libyan issue and invited to promote inter-Libyan political dialogue to guarantee Libya’s unity and protect its stability”.


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