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Libya situation expected to feature at the Franco-Italian summit

Libya situation expected to feature at the Franco-Italian summit

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The Libyan situation is expected to be widely discussed at the 33rd Franco-Italian summit to be held Tuesday, in Venice.

It is estimated currently around 5,000 roam the former Italian colony (from the 1910s until February 1947), something which has drawn international concern.

And following the dramatic kidnappings of four Italian technicians in Libya last July, two of whom were killed, Matteo Renzi, the Italian Prime Minister emphasized on the need for international intervention while calling on the formation of a strong government, reports RFI .

Libya is in difficult times, not because of its politicians, not because of Italy, but because the French had the fine idea of ​​an intervention program without thinking about the result.

For the Italian premier, the intervention of NATO in Libya in 2011 against the Gaddafi regime was a foul move.

“Libya is in difficult times, not because of its politicians, not because of Italy, but because the French had the fine idea of ​​an intervention programme without thinking about the result,” emphasized Matteo Renzi.

Matteo Renzi had on Sunday denied the words of the Ambassador of the United States in Rome that Italy could send 5,000 men to Libya, saying that for now, Italy can only encourage its allies, including France, to limit their interventions.

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