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UN Special Envoy Discuss Libya With Italian Foreign Minister.

UN Special Envoy Discuss Libya With Italian Foreign Minister.Thursday , 19-01-2017 – 16:21:00

Tripoli, 19 January 2017(Lana) The UN Special Envoy to Libya Martin Kobler has discussed with Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano the political, economic and humanitarian situation in Libya. Kobler described his meeting with the Italian Minister as fruitful. He said ‘Italy’s decision to re-open its embassy in Tripoli is a positive gesture to all the people of Libya’. Before heading to Italy, Kobler said he was forced to cancel a flight to Tobruk because he was not granted a permission for the UN plane to land there. The UN humanitarian workers should be enabled to visit cities to deliver assistance to Libyans in eastern Libya, he said. ‘We are sorry to cancel our scheduled visit to Tobruk yesterday for technical reasons that led us not getting a permission to land, the UN official said. =Lana=

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