Egyptian charge d’affaires in Tripoli affirms Cairo’s support for Libyan government


Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdel Hamid al-Dabaiba

CAIRO – September 1, 2021: Libyan Prime Minister of the Government of National Unity, Abdel Hamid al-Dabaiba, on Wednesday met with Egyptian Embassy Affairs Officer Tamer Mustafa as he reiterated his concern for Cairo to provide all aspects of support to Libya. government.

The two officials also discussed ways to strengthen relations and cooperation between the two countries.

During a two-day conference held in Algeria with the participation of the Foreign Ministers of Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya, Chad, Nigeria, Sudan and Niger as well as the Secretary General from the Arab League, the UN special envoy to Libya and the African Union Commissioner for Security, Peace and Political Affairs; the foreign ministers of the neighboring countries of Libya, stressed the need to maintain the sovereignty, territorial integrity and unity of Libya.

In the final communiqué of the conference of neighbors of Libya, they reaffirmed on Tuesday their total rejection of any form of foreign interference in the internal affairs of Libya.

They also agreed to stick to the conclusions of the Berlin conferences, condemning the ongoing arms smuggling and sending mercenaries to armed organizations in the Arab country.

The ministers commended the efforts of Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune, who received them, to achieve a political solution to the crisis in Libya and restore peace, security and stability in the Arab country.

Last June, the head of the Egyptian general intelligence service, Major General Abbas Kamel, arrived in Tripoli, Libya, to strengthen cooperative relations and support the political process and stability in Libya.

Upon his arrival, Kamel met Libyan Prime Minister Al-Dabaiba, at the Libyan cabinet headquarters in Tripoli, saying Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi says his country stands by the Libyan people and their government seeking to ensure the stability of their homeland, Egyptian presidency spokesman Bassam Radi said in a statement.

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi affirmed that efforts for national unity in Libya are an essential pillar of its stability, renewing Egypt’s support for the holding of Libyan elections on time, as it is the way to establish a modern, civil, democratic state.


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