Italian FM Luigi Di Maio meets UN Secretary-General’s advisor on Libya

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and the Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Libya Stephanie Williams discussed the latest developments in the Libyan political scene.

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Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio met with Libyan Special Adviser Stephanie Williams in the capital Rome.

During the meetings, view exchanges were made between parties on Libya’s recent political developments and the election process. In addition, in the statement made by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, it was stated that Williams’ efforts are supported.

Di Maio stated that a reliable and comprehensive political ground should be established in order to respond to the Libyans’ demands for stability and democracy.

Calling for the leading actors to be in solidarity as a solution to preventing a political stalemate, the Italian Foreign Minister stated that he is hopeful for the future of Libya.

The Libyan presidential elections, planned to be held on December 24, was postponed.

Last week, in response to remarks made by the speaker of the eastern-based parliament Aguila Saleh, Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh stated that the government will remain in office until the elections scheduled for June.

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