Renzi talks to Sisi on Libyan situation - update

Italian premier expresses condolences over slain Copts

(ANSA) - Rome, February 16 - Italian Premier Matteo Renzi had a long telephone conversation on Monday with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi to discuss the war on terrorism and the situation in Libya, a government statement said. The leaders talked about the political and diplomatic steps to be taken at the United Nations Security Council to restore peace and security to the North African country. Renzi expressed his condolences and solidarity to Sisi after a number of Egyptian Coptic Christians were murdered by ISIS in Libya.


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