Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi attends a press conference with his Russian counterpart following their talks at the presidential palace in Cairo on December 11, 2017. KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images
CAIRO – 5 June 2020: President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi reviewed the plans and efforts of the Signal Corps in the Armed Forces to secure the western depth of Egypt and the common border with Libya.
This came during a meeting with Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouli, the minister of communications and the director of the Signal Corps in the Armed Forces.
According to the spokesperson of the presidency, BassamRadi, the president was also briefed on securing the joint Egyptian – Libyan borders in the northeast and southern directions as well asall strategic directions along the international borders of Egypt.
Moreover, Sisi was briefed on the conditions of the border outlets and securing them in full in cooperation and coordination with the competent government agencies using the technology of modern mobile and visual communication systems and the Egyptian satelliteTiba 1.
In June, Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi announced Egypt’s plan for a ceasefire in Libya, beginning June 8, after a tripartite meeting with Commander of the Libyan National Army (LNA) Khalifa Haftar and Speaker of Libyan Parliament Aquila Saleh.
Sisi said that the political initiative,also known as the Cairo Declaration, would pave the way for a return to normal life in Libya.
Sisi called for a ceasefire in the war-torn country on June 6. "Under the guidelines of the ceasefire, all foreign fighters must withdraw from Libya," he noted.