Spokesman for Al-Sarraj denies Intelligence Online news about Paris meeting with Haftar
The spokesman for the Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj denied the news published by Intelligence Online about a meeting for Al-Sarraj and Khalifa Haftar as well as House of Representatives Speaker Aqila Saleh in Paris next Thursday.
Ghalib Al-Zigeli said the news was untrue and Al-Sarraj wouldn't meet with Haftar now or in the future no matter how huge the international mediation would be.
Intelligence Online website said Monday the Head of Libya's Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sarraj, Speaker of the House of Representatives Aqila Saleh and warlord Khalifa Haftar will hold a meeting next Thursday in France's capital Paris.
The French website said the summit of the Libyan rivals will aim to pick up from where the Libyan Dialogue in Bouznika - Morocco, has ended, adding that France hopes German and Italian diplomats attend the summit.
The website also indicated that the upcoming meeting will be a preliminary effort as part of the work led by a team of French presidential advisors who are tasked with finding a solution to the Libyan crisis as part of Paris efforts to limit Turkey's expansion in the region.