16 September 2019 06:55 AM

Sisi to Italy's Conte: Egypt supports reaching political settlement in Libya

Sunday، 25 August 2019 - 09:15 AM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday August 24,2019, reaffirmed Egypt's firm stance on the importance of reaching a political settlement in Libya guaranteeing its unity without external interference. 

Sisi's remarks came during his talks with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on the fringe of G7 in France's Biarritz, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said in a statement following the meeting.

Egypt supports the role played by Libya's national institutions, topped by the Armed Forces to achieve the people's aspirations for stability and security, Sisi said. 

The President hailed the deeply-rooted ties with Italy in several domains, as well as the two country's cooperation in copping with several challenges in the Mediterranean region. 

Conte, for his part, said that Italy is keen on continuing consultation with President Sisi on the latest regional developments, especially the Libyan issue and combating terrorism. 

The talks touched on ways of strengthening economic, trade, investment relations between the two countries. 

MENA

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