The Italian ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Buccino, said stability in Libya is vital for that in the Mediterranean region, adding in a meeting with the Foreign Minister, Najla Al-Mangoush, in Tripoli that Rome supports Al-Mangoush's efforts to achieve security in Libya.

The Libyan Foreign Ministry said the meeting went over bilateral relations and joint cooperation in different issues, especially illegal immigration, discussing an initiative by Al-Mangoush that aims for Libyan-international coordination to resolve the issue of migrants.