PHOTOS | Field Marshal Haftar Receives Italian Government Delegation Led by Head of Italian Intelligence Service – Al Marsad

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, received today, Thursday, at the headquarters of the Libyan National Army’s General Command in Al-Rajma, an Italian government delegation led by the head of Italian Intelligence Service, General Gennaro Vecchione.

(LIBYA, 21 January 2021) – According to the Information Office of the Libyan National Army (LNA)’s General Command, the visit aimed to strengthen diplomatic relations between the military leadership and the Italian Republic. The visit also aimed to follow-up on the discussions held between Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and talian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte during his recent visit to Al-Rajma.

During the meeting, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar and General Gennaro Vecchione discussed aspects of cooperation between Libya and Italy and the strengthening of relations between them. They also talked about means of cooperation on combating terrorism and illegal immigration, and measures that must be taken by both parties to combat both problems.

The Italian delegation affirmed Italy’s full support for Libya’s stability and support for the political process in preparation for holding elections at the end of this year,. it also stressed its support for the efforts of the 5+5 Joint Military Committee, unifying sovereign institutions in Libya and the efforts sponsored by the United Nations to resolve the crisis.

Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar praised the efforts made by Italy to stand by the Libyan people in their war against terrorism and support for the country’s political and economic stability.