Head of Egypt's General Intelligence Service meets commander Haftar in Benghazi

Ahram Online , Thursday 17 Jun 2021

Abbas Kamel
Head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Abbas Kamel with General commander on Libyan National Army “LNA” Khalifa Hafter in Benghazi (Photo :GIS)

The head of Egypt’s General Intelligence Service (GIS) Abbas Kamel met with the General Commander of the Libyan National Army Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar on Thursday in Benghazi where they discussed boosting cooperation, the GIS said in a statement.

Kamel conveyed a message from Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi to Haftar praising the efforts of the Libyan army in achieving stability and fighting terrorism.

During the meeting between the two officials, Kamel expressed Egypt’s appreciation for the efforts and sacrifices of the Libyan army in its war against terrorism, asserting the continued Egyptian efforts to support Libya’s stability.

Field Marshal Haftar expressed his deepest appreciation for President El-Sisi’s concern for Libya as well as the influential role Egypt is playing to ensure the success of efforts to return stability to the country.

Earlier on Thursday, Kamel met with Libyan PM Abdul-Hamid Dbeibeh and other Libyan officials in Tripoli and delivered a message from President El-Sisi praising their efforts in bringing stability to the country.

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