The Italian Special Envoy to Libya, Nicola Orlando, has affirmed during his meeting with Niger Foreign Minister, Hassoumi Masoudou, the convergence of the two countries' views on the Libyan file.

The Italian envoy explained that Italy and Niger have a common primary goal, which is the stability and territorial integrity of Libya, as they are its direct neighbors.

Orlando expressed the two countries' concern about the destabilizing impact of the presence of mercenaries and human trafficking in the region, indicating their intention to closely coordinate these issues.