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Egypt welcomes ceasefire in Libya

Ahram Online , Sunday 12 Jan 2020
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Egypt has welcomed the unconditional ceasefire that was declared in Libya on Saturday, saying it supports all efforts to protect the people of its neighbouring country.

The Egyptian foreign ministry stressed in a statement on the importance of returning to the political path in order to put an end to the turmoil in Libya.

"Egypt supports to a comprehensive solution that supports the unity and security of Libya as well as the security of its neighbouring countries as well as the countries of the Mediterranean," the statement reads.

The foreign ministry also reiterated the necessity to continue fighting radical groups in Libya and to reject firmly any form of foreign intervention.

The Egyptian foreign ministry said that reforming the Libyan presidential council should follow the ceasefire.

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