Italian Foreign Minister Luigi de Mayo confirmed on Monday that his country will seek to avoid any attempts to partition Libya due to the current military conflict there, calling for a compromise internal solution between the Libyan parties.
De Mayo said during a joint press conference in Rome with his German counterpart Haikou Maas that Italy "will do everything to avoid any attempt to divide Libya", pointing out that "a comprehensive Libyan-Libyan operation is needed to overcome the current crisis."
De Mayo stressed that "the Libyan people have suffered greatly and deserve to be the fate of their fate without outside interference.
Libyan media had reported that the President of the "AFRICOM", the American Ambassador, and the President of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Accord Government, Fayez al-Sarraj, and his Minister of Interior, Fathi Pashaga, held a closed meeting today "of a military nature" at Zwara Airport.
This comes at a time when the United States called on all parties to stop the military escalation in Libya, to commit to a ceasefire and to resume negotiations immediately.
The US National Security Council said in a statement via "Twitter" today, Monday, that Washington strongly opposes the military escalation in Libya "by all parties," noting that the progress made during the talks sponsored by the United Nations Mission in Libya in the form of 5+ must be built on. 5, in addition to the Cairo Declaration, and the Berlin negotiations.
Source: Aki + Agencies