On the sidelines of a conference on Libya, held in Berlin, the Russian President spoke with his French counterpart, representatives of China and the United States. Brief talks for a few minutes with Emmanuel Macron and head of the office of the international Affairs Committee of the Central Committee of the Communist party of China Yang Jiechi. The meeting was also attended by acting Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov.
With U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the Russian President shook hands after the traditional collective photo of the participants. Putin and Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte joined the other leaders later. The conference, led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel have lined up, when Merkel and President of France Emmanuel macron noticed the absence of two guests. Macron went for colleagues, after which Putin stood between the UN Secretary General Antonio Gutteres and President of Egypt Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
the conference On Libya held in the German capital, discussed the situation in the country. After the murder of Muammar al-Gaddfi in 2011 the situation there is far from stable. In the country in fact had the dual power: it is led by recognized by the international community, the government of national reconciliation and the unrecognized transitional Cabinet, operating in the East of the country. The event takes place in the Office of the Federal Chancellor of Germany with the participation of at least 10 heads of state and government. In addition to the Russian leader involved, the UN Secretary General, the presidents of Turkey and France, Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the US Secretary of state Mike Pompeo, the representatives of Italy, Algeria, Egypt, UAE, China. Libya is represented by the head of the national consensus Government (NTC) of Libya Faiz Sarraj and the commander of the Libyan national army (LNA), field Marshal Khalifa Haftar.