UK, France, Russia bilateral meeting at the Libya conference in Berlin

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President Emmanuel Macron (L) and Prime Minister Boris Johnson

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LONDON, England – Prime minister Boris Johnson had a bilateral meeting with president Emmanuel Macron at the Libya conference in Berlin, January 19, a Downing Street spokesperson said. The prime minister met president Macron in the margins of the Berlin Conference on Libya.

“The prime minister and president discussed the ongoing conflict in Libya. The prime minister stressed the need to bring an end to the fighting and for all parties to support peace talks to determine a way forward for the Libyan people.

“On Iran, the leaders reiterated their commitment to the JCPoA and also acknowledged the need to define a long-term framework to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon. They agreed on the importance of de-escalation and of working with international partners to find a diplomatic way through the current tensions.”

Prime minister Johnson meet with president Vladimir Putin.

“He was clear there had been no change in the UK’s position on Salisbury, which was a reckless use of chemical weapons and a brazen attempt to murder innocent people on UK soil. He said that such an attack must not be repeated.”

The prime minister said that they both had a responsibility to address issues of international security including Libya, Syria, Iraq and Iran.

“There will be no normalisation of our bilateral relationship until Russia ends the destabilising activity that threatens the UK and our allies and undermines the safety of our citizens and our collective security”, the prime minister said.

 

 

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