Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi discussed in a telephone call on Sunday the latest developments in Libya with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte following the Cairo Declaration initiative that was announced on Saturday, the Egyptian presidency said.
During the phone call, El-Sisi explained Egypt’s position concerning the Libyan crisis, which involves restoring the role of Libyan state institutions and ending the chaos caused by criminal and terrorist militias.
El-Sisi also said that Egypt supports giving priority to achieving stability and security for the Libyan people, as well as putting an end to the illegal foreign intervention in Libyan affairs, which threatens the stability and security of the whole Middle East and the Mediterranean region.
El-Sisi and Conte agreed to boost coordination on this matter, asserting that the way to end the Libyan crisis is through a political solution and supporting UN efforts and the conclusions of the Berlin conference.
The two leaders also discussed exchanging expertise on the coronavirus, as well as commercial, military, economic, and energy relations.