Egyptian Foreign Minister in Algeria to discuss the Libyan crisis

Alwasat - Cairo Thu 09 Jan 2020, 05:53 PM
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Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is heading to Algeria over the recent escalations in Libya, said the country's Foreign Ministry in a statement on Thursday.

"Shoukry carries a message from Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to his Algerian counterpart, Abdelmadjid Tebboune," said the Foreign Ministry in a statement.

Shoukry will discuss with the Algerian foreign minister means of enhancing and pushing forward the mutual ties in all fields as well as consult over the Libyan crisis, the statement added.

On Wednesday, the foreign ministers of Egypt, France, Greece and Cyprus described the two deals signed between Turkey and Libya's Tripoli-based government on maritime boundaries delimitation and security as "invalid."

Last week, the Turkish parliament approved a motion authorizing the government to deploy Turkish troops in Libya, which was considered by several states as Turkish intervention in Libyan domestic affairs.

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