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What Haftar wanted was for them to go from Rome to Benghazi and for him to have a similar recognition. It’s exactly the political price we had to pay, and we paid it.

Arturo Varvelli, Head of ECFR Rome, comments on the visit of President Conte and Foreign Minister Di Maio to General Haftar for the release of the Italian fishermen detained in Libya.

The Italian establishment should help to convey the message that a positive relation with the US and the EU is in the best interests of the country.

Arturo Varvelli analyzes the consequences of Biden’s victory on American foreign policy, on transatlantic relations and Italian foreign policy.