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Italy's Defense Council reviews threats of Russian influence in Libya, Mediterranean
January 18, 2023 - 22:05
Written by: AbdulkaderAssad
The Italian Supreme Council of Defense reviewed the repercussions of the war in Ukraine and the risks of growing Russian influence in the Mediterranean, especially in Libya, the Balkans and the Middle East, as well as the impact on food security, energy supplies and the flow of migrants.
These remarks came in a meeting chaired by Italian President Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday, during which the Italian Supreme Defense Council approved a memorandum that included a request for NATO to pay sufficient attention to the challenges facing the southern flank of the alliance in light of Italian initiatives with European countries.