Yesterday, Thursday, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi received Libyan Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Dabaiba in Cairo, to stress the importance of holding the Libyan elections at the end of this year and reject foreign interference, two days after he received the Speaker of the Libyan Parliament, Aqila Saleh, and the commander of the Libyan army, Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, while Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune stressed, during his reception, yesterday, member of the Presidential Council, Moussa Lafi, his country’s position in support of resolving the Libyan crisis, rejecting all forms of foreign interference in Libyan affairs, and providing an atmosphere for holding the scheduled elections and building state institutions, while Tunisia decided to open the border crossings with Libya. Starting today.
The official spokesman for the Egyptian presidency stated that Sisi welcomed Dabaiba on his visit to Egypt to participate in the meetings of the Egyptian-Libyan Joint Higher Committee, stressing the highest priority that Egypt attaches to restoring stability to sisterly Libya, and enabling it to restore its regional and international role.
Radi added that the meeting “discussed the latest developments on the Libyan arena,” noting that Sisi appreciated the issuance of the elections law by the Libyan House of Representatives “as an important step towards holding the parliamentary and presidential elections on their scheduled date by the end of this year.”
Ready to offer all possibilities
Al-Sisi expressed, according to the spokesman’s statement, “Egypt’s readiness to provide all necessary capabilities in order to help the Libyan brothers prepare the required climate for the implementation of this electoral right.”
Sisi also stressed Egypt’s firm stance towards respecting Libyan sovereignty, preserving its territorial integrity, and rejecting all forms of foreign interference in Libyan internal affairs, as well as strengthening the cohesion of Libyan national institutions and unifying the Libyan National Army to protect the capabilities of the brotherly Libyan people and activate their free will.
Transfer of Egyptian experiences
For his part, Dabaiba affirmed his country’s great appreciation and pride, at the official and popular levels, for the extremely important Egyptian role, under the wise leadership of the President, in stabilizing peace and stability in Libya, especially with regard to supporting Libyan national institutions, and transferring valuable Egyptian expertise in the fields of reconstruction. and development for Libya.
Signing 14 memoranda of understanding
In addition, the work of the eleventh session of the Libyan-Egyptian Joint High Committee, headed by Dabaiba and Madbouly, was launched yesterday in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, in the presence of a large number of ministers and officials in the two countries. According to the Egyptian media, the meetings resulted in the signing of 14 joint memoranda of understanding between the two sides, in a number of different fields, and 6 executive contracts.
On the other hand, Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune stressed, yesterday, during his meeting with Vice President of the Presidential Council Moussa Al-Koni, his country’s position in support of resolving the Libyan crisis, rejecting all forms of foreign interference in Libyan affairs, and providing an atmosphere for holding scheduled elections and building state institutions.
On the other hand, Tunisian President Kais Saied directed the reopening of the crossings with Libya, starting today, Friday, at seven in the morning local time. Saeed stressed the need to adhere to the agreed health protocol, stressing that it is subject to review in light of the development of the health situation in the two countries, and “any breach of its requirements may result in a reconsideration of the decision.”
End of Sidra and Ras Lanuf siege
Yesterday, the Libyan National Oil Corporation said that the blockade of the Sidra and Ras Lanuf oil ports has ended, and export operations have returned to normal.
Protesters in these two ports and Hariga port have been blocking exports since last week and have been demanding jobs for local residents.