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Turkey withdraws from Libya summit in Italy: vice president

Turkey has withdrawn from a two-day summit about Libya that is being held in Italy with "deep disappointment", Turkish Vice President Fuat Oktay told reporters on Tuesday, objecting to what he said was Ankara's exclusion from some of the talks.

Libya leader meets eastern commander in Palermo

Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Serraj, whose government is based in the west of the country, met the commander who rules most of the east, Khalifa Haftar, on Tuesday in Palermo, Sicily, an Italian government source said.