Head of Egypt's diplomatic mission in Libya (L) meets with Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah (middle). Government of National Unity
Head of the Egyptian mission in Tripoli Tamer Moustafa told Libya’s interim Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah that Egypt is keen to extend all forms of support to the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU), according to to a statement by the GNU.
Moustafa's statement came during a meeting with Dbeibah in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Wednesday to discuss means to enhance this support and open broader horizons of cooperation between the two countries.
Dbeibah highlighted the deep relations between Egypt and Libya, the statement read.
The meeting discussed a number of issues of mutual concern and efforts to enhance the strategic partnership between the two countries, according to the statement.
The meeting comes two days after Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry affirmed Cairo's "unwavering" position of support for Libya's security and stability during the meeting of Libya's neighbours in Algeria on Monday.
During the Algeria meeting, Shoukry stressed the need to hold the Libyan general elections in December as scheduled.
Shoukry also urged support for the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission (JMC) to enable it to complete its mission, which includes ensuring the departure of all foreign forces and mercenaries from the North African country.