TRIPOLI, May 26 (Xinhua) -- Italian Ambassador to Libya Giuseppe Perrone on Saturday stressed Italy's support for the UN-proposed action plan on Libya.
Perrone made his remarks during a meeting with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez Serraj in the capital Tripoli.
According to a statement issued by the Prime Minister's office, the two officials discussed the political situation in Libya and a number of issues of common interest.
"The Italian Ambassador reiterated Italy's support for the Government of National Accord and the efforts by the Prime Minister to achieve stability in Libya," said the statement.
Italy will continue supporting for the initiative of UN envoy Ghassan Salame, and for the democratic path leading to presidential and parliamentary elections, it said.
For his part, Fayez Serraj stressed the distinguished relations between Libya and Italy, expressing aspiration to develop political and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries.
Despite signing a UN-sponsored peace agreement by the Libyan parties in December 2015 and appointment of Serraj's unity government, Libya remains politically divided between authorities in the east and the west, amid insecurity and chaos.
Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General and Head of UN Support Mission in Libya, Ghassan Salame, proposed an action plan in September 2017 to end the Libyan political crisis.
Salame's plan includes amendment of the political agreement and holding presidential and parliamentary elections before the end of 2018.