Major Abdel-Salem Jalloud, Deputy leader of the Libyan Jamahiriyah - formerly Libya - held talks with President Tito of Yugoslavia on Friday (6 May).
Major Abdel-Salem Jalloud, Deputy leader of the Libyan Jamahiriyah - formerly Libya - held talks with President Tito of Yugoslavia on Friday (6 May). Major Jalloud, who was previously the Prime Minister, was to discuss the international situation and bilateral relations between the two countries.
SYNOPSIS: He arrived on Friday (6 May) and met the 85-year-old Yugoslav leader at the President's home in Brdo in the North-western republic of Slovenia. Major Jalloud is now a leading member of the general people's Congress of Libyan Jamahiriyah.
No details of the talks between the two men were disclosed. But Major Jalloud said the discussions would concentrate especially on the situation in Africa and the Middle East, and bilateral relations. Particular attention was also expected to be paid to strains in relations between Sudan and Ethiopia, and Egypt and the Libyan Jamahiriyah. President Tito visited the Jamahiriyah in January for talks with its leader, Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. The two then agreed to hold regular top-level discussions.