Egypt’s President said that the current conflict in Libya harms the stability of the neighboring countries
Ankara has already provided the internationally recognized GNA in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, with armored vehicles and drones.
As Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj announced a ceasefire nationwide, his Interior Minister told Bloomberg that the ceasefire could only happen with support from Egypt, US and Turkey.
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.
Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry discussed mutual relations between Egyptian and the United States as well as means to boost them with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a phone call on Thursday.
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.”
On Wednesday night, a delegation of Libyan tribal sheikhs has arrived in Egypt from Benghazi, where the forces of Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar are stationed, to discuss ways to end Turkey’s “blatant interference and violation of Libyan sovereignty.”
The planned ceasefire is set to start on Monday, June 8. The declaration also includes a call for the removal of foreign mercenaries from Libya and further political recommendations.
Libyan National Army Commander Khalifa Haftar expected to arrive in Cairo
Eastern Libyan forces commander Khalifa Haftar arrived in Berlin on Saturday for a summit that will take place on Sunday.
Commander of Libya National Army General Khalifa Haftar has thanked Russian President Vladimir Putin for his efforts to end fighting in the war-torn country
The Libyan National Army led by Khalifa Haftar on Thursday vowed to continue its offensive in the capital, Tripoli, against “terrorist” groups, apparently rejecting ceasefire calls by Russia and Turkey, Reuters reported.
The minister added in his statements to press upon his arrival from Libya on Wednesday that thesolution to the Libyan crisis will not be military.
"Libyan army's advance on Triploi aims to protect the constitution and the citizens' rights and freedoms and to secure their lives and properties."
President Sisi also affirmed Egypt's support to re-establish the Libyan national institutions and unify the Libyan military institutions.
Eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar ordered his troops to move towards the capital Tripoli, in a video message published online on Thursday.
Forces loyal to eastern Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar are preparing a mission to "liberate the homeland from terrorism.
President Sisi met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte, Libyan Presidential Council Chairman Fayez al-Sarraj, and Libyan Military Commander Haftar.
Libyan Military Commander Khalifa Haftar left Palermo after attending a mini-summit on the sidelines of the Libya Conference.
Conte said that Egypt is a cornerstone of achieving security and stability in the Middle East.