FILE- French President Emmanuel Macron receives President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the Elysee Palace Tuesday Oct.24, 2017 - Reuters FILE- French President Emmanuel Macron receives President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi at the Elysee Palace Tuesday Oct.24, 2017 - Reuters

Sisi, Macron discuss latest developments in Libya, Sudan

By: MENA
Fri, Jun. 14, 2019
CAIRO - June 14: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Thursday a phone call from his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Bassam Radi.

During their conversation, the two presidents reviewed a number of regional files especially the situation in Libya.

President Sisi asserted Egypt's firm stance supportive of the unity, stability and security of Libya and activating the will of its people.

The Egyptian president also reiterated Egypt's support to the Libyan national army in its fight against terrorism and eradication of armed militias and organizations which have become a rising threat to the regional security and the Mediterranean Sea region.

Macron, for his part, asserted the necessity of settling the Libyan crisis which is endangering the security of the whole region.

The two sides agreed on intensifying efforts exerted in this regard.

As per the situation in Sudan, President Sisi asserted Egypt's backing to the choices and will of the Sudanese people, reiterating Egypt's full respect to Sudan's sovereignty and rejecting any interference in its internal affairs.

Sisi also pressed the need for intensifying international efforts to help Sudan end its current crisis and maintain its stability and security to achieve the best interests of the Sudanese people.

Talks also covered bilateral relations as the two presidents affirmed their keenness on boosting their joint cooperation in all fields. They also expressed their aspiration for continuing work to push forward the standing distinguished relations between the two countries.

Macron also voiced willingness to meet Sisi on the fringe of the upcoming summit of G7 that will be hosted by France this year.
 
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