Italy Seeks Russia's Help in Stabilizing Libya

February 11, 2017 12:45 AM
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Italy has signaled it wants Russia's help to stabilize Libya and bring an end to the migrant crisis. Moscow supports the Libyan army's General Khalifa Haftar, seen as a rival to the U.N.-backed government in Tripoli. As Henry Ridgwell reports, some European Union states fear Russia has ambitions to extend its influence in Libya, and are reluctant to support Italy's move.