President Sisi meets Libyan Presidential Council head Mohamed al Manfi in Washington



Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 08:34 GMT


Thu, 15 Dec 2022 - 08:34 GMT

CAIRO – 15 December 2022: Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met Thursday with President of the Libyan Presidential Council (LPC) Mohamed al Manfi, said Presidential spokesperson Bassam Rady.

The meeting was held on the sidelines of the proceedings of third and last day of the Washington-hosted US-Africa Leaders Summit, added the spokesperson.

Sisi reiterated Egypt's firm stance of supporting the efforts exerted by the Libyan Presidential Council (LPC) under the chairmanship of Mohamed al Manfi to help the Libyans in providing the proper atmosphere for holding the presidential and parliamentary elections at the same time in order to have a positive impact on the political efforts to end the current crisis in the country and implement the Libyan people's will.

Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said the meeting covered the latest developments on the Libyan territories.

LPC Chief on his part asserted his country's great appreciation at the official and popular levels to the vital role played by Egypt under Sisi's leadership in maintaining peace and stability in Libya in light of the sisterly and historical ties binding the two countries, underlining Egypt's pioneering role in supporting the Libyan national institution

During meeting, Thursday with leaders of American Jewish organizations in the United States, Sisi said that resolving the Palestinian issue will constitute a giant step in the region's history and will completely change its tense reality; to begin a new stage of peace, cooperation, development and peaceful co-existence.

Sisi asserted that Egypt will continue its backing for any sincere efforts that guarantees working out a fair and permanent solution to the Palestinian issue based on the international resolutions and terms of reference and the two-state solution in a way that guarantees the genuine rights of the Palestinians people.

Rady said that the meeting witnessed an agreement and an affirmation on the depth of strategic relations between Egypt and the US. The two sides asserted the importance of intensifying cooperation and coordination between the two countries regarding a set of international issues and files.






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