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.
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 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.
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.
The United States Department of State affirmed its firm stance on Libya rejecting all forms of foreign interference. It also told Saudi Al-Arabiya that Turkey has barged in to Libya and is currently preparing for an attack on Sirte.
The Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Egypt affirms its complete rejection of any interference affecting the sovereignty of any of the brotherly Arab states.
The tribes announced their full support to President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s foreign policy in dealing with the Libyan crisis.
Egyptian and Saudi foreign ministers on Monday voiced rejection to the Turkish escalation in Libya as it represents a violation of international law, and urged boosting efforts to reach a comprehensive settlement to the Libyan crisis, the Egyptian Foreign
Saudi Arabia expressed its rejection and condemnation of the recent Turkish "escalation” in the Libyan issue, after the Turkish Parliament approved sending military forces to Libya, Saudi Press Agency reported.
The Turkish steps constitute a violation of international decisions and Security Council resolutions on Libya, driven by “sultanate illusions to control the capabilities of Arab countries.”
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened Saturday Kurdistan Regional Government saying.
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