The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi have reaffirmed their strong commitment to Libya’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and national unity.
These remarks came in a joint statement following the third government summit between Ankara and Rome, which was held in the Turkish capital.
The two sides also stressed the importance of holding free and fair presidential and parliamentary elections as soon as possible, rejecting any unilateral measures that could lead to violence or greater divisions in the country.
In response to a question about President Erdogan’s views on Libya, Draghi said that stability and peace in Libya are among the priorities of both Italy and Turkey, and that the two countries have a common perspective and goals.
He also pointed out that they agreed to do everything in their power to restore peace and stability to Libya and the Libyan people.