Russian Foreign Ministry announces arrival of representatives of Libyan parties in Moscow

Alwasat - Cairo Mon 13 Jan 2020, 12:29 PM
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The Spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova has announced the start of Russian-Turkish negotiations between the foreign and defense ministers of the two countries in Moscow, and will be joined later by representatives of Libyan parties, who arrived at a reception house in the Russian Foreign Ministry, according to the Russian news agency «Sputnik».

"According to the agreements reached in Istanbul between the presidents of Russia and Turkey, talks began at the level of foreign and defense ministers on the Libyan settlement today at the Foreign Ministry reception house, and representatives of the Libyan parties arrived and will join the negotiations later," Sputnik quoted Zakharova as saying.

The head of the Russian contact group on the Libyan settlement, Lev Dingov, has previously stated that Al-Sarraj and Haftar will meet "separately with Russian officials and with representatives of the Turkish delegation who are cooperating with Russia on this file", pointing out that officials from Egypt and the UAE will also likely be present in their capacity observers in the talks.

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