Egypt, UAE express their concern over developments in Libya and call for an immediate ceasefire in Libya

Sameh Shoukry, Egypt’s Foreign Minister, and Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, expressed their concern over developments in Libya and the ongoing fighting which undermines regional security and stability.

During the call, Sheikh Abdullah and Shoukry condemned endangering civilian lives by armed groups supported by foreign forces, specially in and around the city of Sirte.

This came during a telephone call, made on Wednesday as part of the of the continuous consultation and coordination between the two ministers.

They called for an immediate ceasefire and commitment to the political process, under the auspices of the UN and in line with the ‘Berlin Process’ and ‘Cairo Declaration’.

They stressed that political means are the only acceptable way to end the conflict and achieve stability, to meet the aspirations of the brotherly people of Libya.

Arab Observer

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