Italy’s Foreign Minister Antonio Tajani is scheduled to visit Egypt on Sunday, with topics including Libya, immigration issues, regional challenges, the Middle East peace process, the Ukraine war, and food safety on top of his agenda, Italian Agenzia Nova reported.
Chancellor Angela Merkel hailed Egypt’s efforts to revive peace process and find a fair solution to the Palestinian cause, as she spoke via video with President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday.
We underlined the need for effective implementation of the Ceasefire Agreement, respect of the UN arms embargo and full withdrawal of all foreign forces and mercenaries from the country
Egyptian and German foreign ministers have voiced rejection of foreign interference in the affairs of Libya and highlighted the need for a peaceful solution to the Libyan crisis, as they made a phone call on Thursday.
The invitation includes all MPs of the Libyan Parliament to meet in Cairo under the dome of the Egyptian Parliament on Tuesday.
Aboul Gheit said the agreement will maintain security and stability in the Libyan state.
They also discussed the ongoing Egyptian efforts towards solving the Libyan crisis, the most recent of which was the Hurghada meetings that took place at the end of last month under the auspices of the United Nations.
Egyptian FM called for combating terrorist groups, immediately halting the transfer of “terrorists” from Syria and removing foreign troops from Libya.
Egypt’s President said that the current conflict in Libya harms the stability of the neighboring countries
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.