Egypt's Sisi confirms efforts to stabilize current situation in Libya and "undermine" external interference

Alwasat - Cairo Tue 28 Jul 2020, 12:53 AM
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Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi stressed his country's efforts to "stabilize the current situation in Libya, undermine external interventions, and fight violence and extremist and terrorist groups, with the aim of restoring security and stability in this brotherly country, and that Libya does not turn into a base for terrorism that threatens regional security and the security of the African continent."

Al-Sisi stressed during his meeting with the Saudi Foreign Minister, Faisal bin Farhan Al-Saud, the necessity of "solidarity, unity of the Arab rank and consistency of positions, as this is one of the most effective ways to ward off external risks from the Arab world as a whole", according to Al-Ahram newspaper.

The Saudi minister pointed out that "his country's position is identical to the current Egyptian efforts to settle various conflicts in the region," stressing "the coherence of the common national security of both countries, and that Egypt will always remain the central partner of the kingdom in the region."

The two parties agreed that the paths of a political solution is the basis for resolving the Libyan crisis, as is the case with regard to the situation in Yemen, Syria and Iraq.

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