Erdogan says talks between Turkish, Russian, Libyan delegations going well

Turkish President Erdogan meets with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Ankara, Turkey, January 13, 2020. (Reuters)

Talks between Libya’s warring parties in Moscow, supported by Turkish and Russian officials, are going positively, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Monday, adding that Ankara was working to ensure the truce became permanent.

Libya’s rival leaders are holding peace talks in Moscow on Monday.

Turkey and Russia, which back opposing sides in the conflict, are urging them to sign a binding truce to end a nine-month-old war and pave the way for a settlement.

Speaking alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte in Ankara, Erdogan said he will attend a summit in Berlin on Sunday to discuss developments in Libya, along with Conte and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05