Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Draghi, Blinken discuss Libya crisis

Draghi, Blinken discuss Libya crisis

ROME – Italy’s Prime Minister, Mario Draghi, and United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, met in Rome on Monday, where they discussed climate change and the Libyan crisis, as well as fighting the COVID pandemic, renewed US-EU ties and bilateral relations, Italian news agency Ansa reported.

The talks, According to Ansa, touched on bilateral ties in the broader context of transatlantic relations and on the need to give concrete followup to the renewed climate of strong harmony and collaboration between the EU and the US.

The pair examined the main global and systemic challenges, such as the fight against the pandemic, economic and social recovery and fighting climate change, as well as the most important international crises, with specific attention on instability in the Mediterranean region and on Libya, the Italian news agency said.