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Russia Discusses Reopening its Embassy with Libyan Authorities

Russia Discusses Reopening its Embassy with Libyan Authorities

Thursday, 26 May, 2022 - 07:45

A Russian delegation has discussed with Libyan officials arrangements for reopening the Russian embassy in Tripoli.

The Libyan Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for Consular Affairs, Murad Ahmeima, received a delegation from the Russian Foreign Ministry headed by Director of the Planning Department Haidar Aghanid.

The Russian delegation included the Charge d'Affaires of the embassy in Libya, Djashmed Poltayev, and the mission’s second secretary, Sergei Khabarov.

The meeting focused on the necessary security arrangements for reopening the mission after it had suspended its work in 2013.

The Undersecretary welcomed the Russian delegation and praised their keenness to provide the necessary support to implement the plan to reopen the embassy.

Aghanid stressed the importance of the embassy's presence in Tripoli to support and develop historical relations between the two countries and provide services to citizens wishing to visit Russia.

He said the Russian government was willing to support the bonds of friendship between the two peoples.

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