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Turkey, Russia and UN review Libya’s status quo ahead of “Berlin II Conference”

Turkey, Russia and the United Nations discussed Libya’s status quo in a meeting in the Russian capital Moscow Monday, according to a statement by the Kremlin.

Russia’s special envoy to the Middle East and Africa, Mikhail Bogdanov, Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Sedat Önal and Jan Kubis, the UN’s special envoy to Libya, met in Moscow on Monday and underlined that the international initiatives under UN supervision to support the upcoming elections in Libya must be reinforced.

While the support to the Libyan interim government and its bodies was reiterated, the common approach to the situation in Libya was confirmed ahead of Berlin II Conference, which is planned to be held at the ministerial level on June 23 in Germany’s capital.

In the statement made by the Turkish Foreign Ministry on the subject, it was noted that Önal, Bogdanov and Kubis held political consultations on Libya.

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