Russia renews support for GNA, invites Al-Sarraj for official visit

Alwasat - Cairo Mon 07 Jan 2019, 11:14 PM
alwasat radio

The head of Libya's Presidential Council, Fayez Al-Sarraj, held a meeting with the Russian ambassador to Libya, Ivan Molotkov, in the capital Tripoli on Sunday.

During the meeting Al-Sarraj called on Russian companies to return to Libya.

According to a statement issued by the Presidential Council's information office, the two officials discussed political developments in Libya, bilateral relations and cooperation between the two countries.

"The Russian ambassador reiterated his country's support for the Government of National Accord (GNA), and expressed his country's keenness to enhance mutual cooperation and activate agreements signed between the two countries," the statement said.

"The prime minister gave a brief overview on the government's economic reform that was launched in September, expressing hope for the return of Russian companies and investments to Libya," the statement added.

The Ambassador also extended an invitation to Al-Sarraj for an official visit to the Russian Federation.

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