Reopening of Italian consulate in Benghazi delayed due to positive Coronavirus result for new Consul Batori

By Sami Zaptia.

The arrival of the new Italian Consul to Benghazi will be delayed due to his positive Coronavirus test result (Photo: Archives).

London, 26 May 2021:

The Italian Embassy in Tripoli reported yesterday that the reopening of the Italian Consulate General in Benghazi has been delayed.

The Embassy revealed that the new Consul, Carlo Batori, tested positive for Coronavirus in control tests conducted in the run-up to his departure to Benghazi.

His departure was scheduled for today and will now be ‘‘postponed for a few days’’, the Embassy explained.

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