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The official representative the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Maria Zakharova said the position of Secretary of state Mike Pompeo on Libya. About it she wrote on the page in Facebook.
Zakharova said that the statement Pompeo looks like it is copied from the website of the Department. “These words we are called to give the opportunity to solve the problems of Iraq, Kosovo, the “Arab spring”, Syria and many other global crises”, she said, adding that the appeal was addressed to Washington.
U.S. Secretary of state wrote on Twitter that the Libyans themselves should decide their fate without external interference. US urged to seize this opportunity through discussion in the UN.
The Berlin conference began on January 19 and was a continuation of mezhliviysky negotiations held in Moscow on January 13. In addition to the parties to the conflict, in the Berlin conference attended by the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and representatives of several other States.
The military operation of international forces in Libya lasted from March to October 2011. The result was the deposed former leader Muammar Gaddafi. After Libya has started a civil war, of the territory seized by the radical Islamists. As a result, the country has two governments: in the East in the city of Tobruk, sits a Parliament elected by people. In the West in Tripoli has set with the support of the UN and Western countries, the national consensus government.
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