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ShareJanuary 21, 2020 "It is not possible for Libya to take power with weapons". The President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella said this when he met the Emir of Qatar Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in Doha. The head of state stressed that Italy supports Qatar's "wise position". The emirate strongly supports the Tripoli government led by al Sarraj. A common vision on some of the main open international crises, excellent commercial and cultural relationships, great margins for improvement in some bilateral sectors. On the second day of his official visit, the atmosphere of collaboration between the two countries is confirmed. The Head of State is accompanied by Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs Ivan Scalfarotto and the heads of some Italian companies.
Regarding the situation in Libya, the President of the Republic has reiterated Italy's position. "We support the legitimacy of the government of al Sarraj but we dialogue with everyone", Mattarella reiterated, adding that Italy supports the action of the UN and its high representative for Libya Salamé and that it is grateful to the United Nations and Germany for the organization of the Berlin Conference.
"Avoid military presence in other countries"
"The 'ceasefire' must be absolutely respected and the military presence of other countries must be avoided. Thinking of being able to resolve with weapons is a coarse idea," said Mattarella, meeting the Emir of Qatar Tamimbin Hamad al-Thani in Doha . "We must work - added Mattarella - to restore stability and civil coexistence to the Libyan people".