December 26, 2019 / 4:16 PM / a month ago

Russia and Italy call for peaceful solution to Libya crisis

FILE PHOTO: Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte attend a joint news conference in Rome, Italy July 4, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte agreed on Thursday that the situation in Libya must be resolved in a peaceful way, the Kremlin said.

In a phone call, Putin and Conte also discussed Syria and the results of the Normandy summit on Ukraine, the Kremlin said on its website.

Turkey will send troops to Libya at the request of Tripoli as soon as next month, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.

Reporting by Andrey Ostroukh; Editing by David Clarke

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