Russia to send mediator to Benghazi and Tripoli: report

2nd June 2011, Comments 0 comments

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said Moscow will be sending an envoy to Benghazi and Tripoli to mediate in the Libyan conflict, Italian news agency ANSA reported on Thursday, quoting diplomats.

Medvedev was speaking at a meeting with US Vice President Joseph Biden and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi in Rome, the report said.

The Kremlin chief last week said that Russia would be sending its senior Africa envoy Mikhail Margelov "imminently"to the rebel bastion of Benghazi.

© 2011 AFP

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