Sisi, Merkel discuss latest development in Libya

MENA , Monday 8 Jun 2020

File photo: President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the World Economic Forum in Davos. (Source: Reuters)

Egypt President Abdel Fattah El Sisi had on Monday a phone call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the latest developments in Libya in view of the Egyptian initiative for settling the situation there.

Merkel hailed the initiative as building on the Berlin Conference, Presidential spokesman Bassam Rady said.

She applauded the positive Egyptian efforts for ending the Libyan stalemate.

During the phone call, Sisi underlined Egypt's keenness om realising comprehensive political settlement in Libya under the Egyptian initiative for Libya to enjoy security and stability.

The talks also tackled an array of issues on means of enhancing bilateral ties, especially in the fields of military and commerce.

The talks also reviewed cooperation to confront the coronvirus pandemic. 

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