Ready to aid Tobruk govt fight terror says Pinotti

'We will help on request of legitimate parliament'

(ANSA) - Rome, May 21 - Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti told the Senate Thursday Italy is ready to help the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tobruk if it requests assistance. "We recognize the Tobruk parliament as legitimate," she said. "It has not so far requested aid in combating terrorism but it could, and if so we have maximum willingness to collaborate...(however) we are not talking about a mission on Libyan soil or at Libyan borders".
   

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