Italian Prime Minister Conte Holds a Phone Call with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar – Al Marsad

The Presidency of the Council of Ministers of Italy announced today that the Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte held a telephone conversation with the Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Commander in Chief of the Libyan Armed Forces, and called for an urgent resumption of intra-Libyan dialogue.

(Libya, 1 June 2020) – Today the President of the Council of Ministers, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, held a phone conversation with Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, the Commander in Chief of the Libyan Armed Forces. A statement issued by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers said that the key issues discussed during the call was the UN-led process and the follow-up of the Berlin Conference.

The official statement said “President Conte reiterated the necessity of a political solution, the full refusal of any military option and the need for an immediate ceasefire”. It added, that “General Haftar reserved attention to the strong request of the President for a rapid resumption of the intra-Libyan dialogue.”

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