Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, welcomed all international positive steps aiming to reach political settlement in Libya, including the Cairo Declaration announced earlier by President Sisi, a statement by the Presidency read.
Shoukry affirmed Egypt’s fixed stance backing efforts to reach a political solution that aims at preserving the sovereignty and unity of Libya, meeting the aspiration of Libyan people toward achieving security and stability and securing people’s resources.
Borrell met with Egyptian leaders, including the president, to focus on issues of mutual concern, especially the Middle East peace process and the Libyan crisis.
Shoukry highlighted the Jufra-Sirte “red line” Egypt has earlier set in order for ceasefire to be implemented in Libya and hostile activities to stop in the country.
Sisi affirmed that Egypt welcomes all constructive and positive steps that would lead to peaceful settlement, de-escalation and development in Libya.
Al-Hawaij considered the Cairo Declaration an Egyptian initiative that takes into consideration the Libyan vision and a proof of the firm relations between both countries.
During his visit to Egypt, Saleh is set to meet with a number of officials and US Ambassador to Cairo Jonathan Cohen, sources said.
“First of all, I call on all Egyptians to be keen on exercising their constitutional right to choose their representatives in the second parliamentary chamber,” Abdel Aal told Alaa Thabet, Al Ahram’s editor-in-chief.
Newly-appointed Russian Ambassador to Egypt Georgy Borisenko said Moscow supports efforts to end the presence of terrorist organizations in Libya as it has a priority of keeping Egyptian borders secure from escalation.
UAE’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdullah bin Zayed affirmed his country’s support to Egypt’s efforts to resolve the Libyan crisis, as he spoke via phone with his Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry.
Egypt is keen to help Libyan brothers to find a comprehensive political solution to the crisis in their country, which would restore stability and undermine the impact of terrorist organizations in Libya and neighboring states, Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said on Tuesday.
Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan arrived in Cairo on Monday on a day-long visit to Egypt for talks on threats facing the two countries' security and stability. His Egyptian counterpart, Sameh Shoukry welcomed the Saudi guest at the Cairo International Airport.
Less than a week after Eygpt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi said Egypt may intervene in Libya to face terrorism and protect national security at the Libyans' request and following the Parliament's approval, the Egyptian House of Representatives on Monday has authorized Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to the war-torn country.
The Egyptian House of Representatives has authorized President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to “take necessary measures” to protect national security, giving a green light for the president to send troops to Libya.
The Egyptian House of Representatives is holding at the moment a secret session with Parliament members and the general secretariat of the House to discuss a sensitive topic that has not yet been announced.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi hailed Egypt’s stance rejecting unilateral measures on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, saying that Egypt’s water security is part of the Arab strategic security.
The Egyptian army’s planned intervention in Libya has been justified by the presence of militias in the war-torn country, which threaten the national security of both Libya and its eastern neighbor, Egypt.
Egypt will not allow Libya to become a new hotbed for terrorism or outlawed elements, even if it means that Egypt has to intervene directly in Libya.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Thursday commented on possible Egyptian intervention in Libya, promising that “Egypt will intervene at the Libyans' request and will withdraw upon their order.”
Macron, in this regard, praised Egypt’s continuous efforts to enforce security and stability in Libya, within the framework of the Cairo Declaration announced by Sisi in June, as an extension for the outcome of the Berlin Conference in Libya.