The Libyan Prime Minister, Fayez Al-Sarraj, has started on Thursday a series of meetings in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, with Egyptian and Arab League officials and Libyan symbols.
Al-Sarraj arrived in Egypt, on Wednesday, after a visit to Tunisia, to meet the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shokry, and the Arab foreign ministers who participated in an Arab League meeting on Thursday.
The anticipated meeting will examine the implementation of the Libyan political agreement and achieving geographical representation in forming the government, fighting terrorist groups in Libya, ERAM news reported. No implications were made about discussing Egyptian military operations against terrorist groups in Libya.
On the other hand, the Assistant Egyptian Foreign Minister for neighboring countries, Osama Al-Mahjoub has denied any Egyptian military plans in Libya, describing claims of Egyptian-Britain alliance to fight Islamic State (IS) in Libya as “nonsense and naïve allegations”.
Egypt has officially welcomed the United Nations Security Council resolution number 2259 that supported the political agreement signed in Skhirat on December 17th and the Government of National Accord (GNA).
The spokesperson of the foreign ministry, Ahmed Abuzeid, asserted on Thursday that Egypt calls on all states to cut communications with parallel institutions that claim legitimacy. He expressed Egypt’s hopes of more international cooperation to guarantee success of the GNA.