France, Russia hold consultations over Libya in Moscow

Alwasat - Cairo Fri 11 Sep 2020, 01:27 PM
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Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday, that Russian-French consultations on Libya will be held in Moscow on Friday, explaining that these consultations will be at the level of the foreign ministries of the two countries, according to Sputnik.

"We are awaiting (Russian-French consultations) on September 11th, in Moscow," Bogdanov told reporters. We agreed to talk about Libya, the entire issue of the Libyan settlement on the basis of the decisions of the Berlin Conference, held on January 19, and UN Security Council Resolution 2510.”

Bogdanov added that the issue of establishing a demilitarized zone in Sirte and Al-Jufrah "depends on the political will of Libyan parties." Noting that "this issue is being discussed with all the parties concerned, with the participation of Libyan parties themselves and in the end they have to decide, all this depends on Libyan political parties."

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Libya, pointing out that everyone realized the impossibility of a military solution to the crisis.

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