Italy has brought together the main players in the Mediterranean region and has kick started a dialogue on conflict-wracked Libya, Italy’s Premier Giuseppe Conte tweeted…reports Asian Lite News
His comments came after a meeting in Palermo with Libya’s rival leaders and top officials from Europe, Russia, Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt.
“Italy unites the protagonists of the Mediterranean region and re-launches dialogue on Libya,” read the tweet.
The accord reached at Tuesday’s meeting held on the sidelines of an international conference in Palermo on stabilizing Libya “is a major step forward” which “has surpassed the Italian government’s expectations”, according to sources.
Conte, Libya’s eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar and UN backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj attended meeting.