The Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Buccino, has expressed his country's readiness to treat Libyan children suffering from incurable diseases in Italian hospitals.

The disclosure came during Buccino's meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister/ Minister of Health in charge, Ramadan Abu Janah, on Sunday.

A statement by the Health Ministry said the meeting discussed strengthening cooperation and activating the agreements between the two countries in the health aspect.

The Italian ambassador expressed his desire to organize visits to Italian doctors who would provide treatment services within local hospitals and specialized centers and deliver training for medical and paramedical personnel.

The two sides also touched upon the debts owed by the Libyan state to Italian hospitals with respect to the treatment of Libyan patients and the war-wounded, in addition to supporting health facilities in the southern region.