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Libya's internationally recognized Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj, right, meets with Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, second from the left, in Tripoli, Libya Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. (Libyan Government via AP)

Italy’s FM meets with Libya rivals to push for end to war

Sep. 1, 2020 2:57 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Italy’s chief diplomat paid an unannounced visit to Libya on Tuesday to press for an end to the bloody civil war following cease-fire initiatives by the U.N.-supported government and rival parliament. Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio met with Fayez Sarraj, head of the Government of...

Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok, right, greets his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, left, at Duivenvoorde Castle in Voorschoten, The Netherlands, on Wednesday Aug. 26, 2020.  China's minister is making a regional tour along different countries to encourage more cooperation between China and Europe.(Koen van Weel/ANP via AP)

Dutch minister discusses rights with Chinese counterpart

Aug. 26, 2020 4:08 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok raised his concerns about human rights in China and the autonomy of Hong Kong during talks Wednesday with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. Blok said in a statement that their discussions showed that “the Netherlands and China want to...

Hong Kong activist Nathan Law holds a banner reading in Chinese

China's FM visits Italy, in 1st foreign trip since pandemic

Aug. 25, 2020 12:14 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said he emphasized during a meeting with his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday that Italy would be monitoring closely the implications of new Chinese security measures in Hong Kong. “I reiterated that, together with all our European partners, we have...

Tunisian Interior and Prime Minister designate Hichem Mechichi, right, greets Italian Interior Minister Luciana Lamorgese at Tunis Carthage airport in Tunis, Monday, Aug, 17, 2020. Top Italian and EU officials are holding talks in Tunisia on Monday to try to stem the growing numbers of migrants crossing from this North African country to Europe. (AP Photo/Riadh Dridi)

Italy, EU pledge support for Tunisian jobs to slow migration

Aug. 17, 2020 1:04 PM EDT

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — As growing numbers of migrants cross from Tunisia to Europe, top Italian and European Union officials promised Monday to support Tunisian development efforts to create jobs and keep young people from trying to flee the North African country. During a visit to Tunisia, Italian Foreign...