Sisi takes part in UNSC meeting on Libya

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Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 11:50 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York- U.S- Sep 19- 2017- REUTERS

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi addresses the 72nd United Nations General Assembly at U.N. Headquarters in New York- U.S- Sep 19- 2017- REUTERS

NEW YORK – 21 September 2017: Egypt’s President Abdel Fatah Al -Sisi took part Wednesday in an ad-hoc session on Libya at the UN Security Council.

During the session, Libya’s Presidency Council (PC) head Fayez Al-Sarraj thanked Egypt and Libya’s neighboring states for their efforts to make an end to the Libyan crisis, in addition to the UN, US and all the countries which tried to offer needed support to stabilize the war-torn North African country in its fight against Daesh group.

Al-Sarraj praised the UN special envoy for Libya Ghassan Salame and his keenness on holding meetings with all the Libyan political parties to find a way out of the current quagmire.

Libya has witnessed a revolution that aimed to achieve a better life and establish a modern democratic state enjoying security and stability, Al-Sarraj added.

In her speech, UK Prime Minister Theresa May highlighted the importance of concerted pro-Libyan efforts, noting that the political settlement agreed upon by all the Libyan factions was the only option to achieve stability and prosperity for Libya.

For his part, French President Emmanuel Macron said that Paris would fully back the UN roadmap on Libya.

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