Italy ready to play leading role in monitoring Libya peace

Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio (R) and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (L) talk to the media during a press conference of the International Libya Conference in Berlin, Germany, 19 January 2020. EPA-EFE/ETTORE FERRARI

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Italy is ready to take a leading role in monitoring a ceasefire agreement in Libya, Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said on Sunday following the conclusion of a peace conference in Berlin.

“We are absolutely available to be in the frontline as far as a commitment goes towards taking responsibility in this direction, for monitoring peace,” he told reporters in comments carried on live television.

“Obviously we’ll have to go through a United Nations Security Council and then we can define this commitment after that,” he said.

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Via Reuters

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