Italy's PM says stability in Libya is priority for Rome

Italy's PM says stability in Libya is priority for Rome

December 04, 2022 - 20:00
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Written By: AbdulkaderAssad

Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni has said that achieving full and lasting stability in Libya is a priority of Italian national security, the Italian news agency Nova has reported, adding that Meloni calling, in her closing speech at the eighth edition of the annual “Mediterranean Dialogues” conference in Rome, on Libyan political actors to commit to providing the country with strong and democratically legitimate institutions.

The Italian Prime Minister said that her country is promoting the plan of the founder of Eni, Enrico Mattei, for Africa, adding that the prosperity of Italy is not possible without the prosperity of its neighbors, mentioning the need for Italy to promote the plan for Africa, explaining that there is no negative attitude toward other countries, but rather a cooperative one that values the identity and specifics of each country.

Meloni said that it was necessary to take advantage of expanded security, which also included measures to protect the human, cultural, environmental, energy and food dimensions, pointing out that there was a need for closer cooperation between the Maghreb countries in the field of development and stability.

Meanwhile, the Italian Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani indicated that the Mediterranean region couldn't be left as a secondary point on the international political agenda, noting that many things depend on the stability of the Mediterranean, citing the preservation of stability in the expanded Mediterranean, and the fight against terrorism as well as immigration.