Italian Ambassador to Libya, Giuseppe Buccino Grimaldi met Wednesday, with the former head of the High Council of State (HCS), Abdulrahman Sewehli in Tripoli.

"The ambassador exchanged views with Sewehli on the situation in Libya," the Italian Embassy tweeted.

For his part, Sewehli explained via his Twitter account that he had reaffirmed during the meeting that there is no room for anyone or any party after 17 February Revolution to seize power by force under any pretext, saying "the building of a democratic civil state will remain our unshakeable purpose".