December 15, 2017 / 7:27 AM / 7 months ago

Russia says open to working with U.S. to try to resolve Libya crisis: RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia is open to working with the United States to try to solve the crisis in Libya, Russia’s ambassador to Libya was cited as saying on Friday by the RIA news agency.

Migrants sit in a detention centre run by the Interior Ministry of Libya's eastern-based government, in Benghazi, Libya December 13, 2017. REUTERS/Esam Omran Al-Fetori

He was also cited as saying that Moscow was ready to initiate the lifting of an international arms embargo on Libya, but that was something he said could only be done once the North African country had a united army.

Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Andrew Osborn

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