The Libyan interim government, under the leadership of the House of Representatives (HoR), welcomed the formation of the Islamic military coalition, announced by Riyadh, including 34 Arabic and Islamic nations led by Saudi Arabia.
The Libyan Foreign Minister, Mohamed Al-Dairy, said, Tuesday, that he made consultations with his Saudi counterpart, Adel Aljubeir, where Aljubeir expressed the desire of the Riyadh that Libya would become part of the coalition.
Al-Dairy added “it is very natural that Libya becomes part of such coalition, specially that there are many common threats facing Arabic and Islamic countries, such terrorism represented by the Islamic State group (IS) and other terrorist groups”.
Saudi Arabia announced, Monday, the formation of Islamic military coalition to fight terrorism, includes 34 nations, Egypt, Turkey, Pakistan, Al-Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Chad, Gabon, Djibouti, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Malaysia, Mali, Sudan, Tunisia, Niger, Nigeria, Palestine, Qatar, Senegal, Sera lion, Somalia, Togo, UAE, and Yemen. The coalition is to fight extremists in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Egypt and Afghanistan.