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President Sisi participates in Palermo Summit

Monday، 12 November 2018 - 03:31 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi heads for Palermo on a two-day official visit to Italy. President Sisi will take part on Monday 12/11/2018 in a mini summit of world leaders concerned with the Libyan file, at an invitation from Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte.

The "Palermo Summit" groups Libya's key political players and a number of global leaders who will convene over two days with the aim of jumpstarting the political process in Libya.

The Summit will be attended by Libyan Parliament Speaker Aqila Salih, President of the Supreme Council of State, Head of the Presidential Council of the National Reconciliation Government Fayez Al-Sarraj, and representatives from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Algeria, Tunisia, Qatar, France, Germany, Spain, Morocco, Britain, Canada, Chad, Jordan, Malta, the European Union, the United Nations, the League of Arab States and the African Union.

The Palermo Summit is due to discuss holding the elections in Libya, unifying the country's executive authority, developing common vision to fight terrorism in the country and supporting the Egyptian efforts aiming to unify the Libyan military establishment.


Monday 12/11/2018

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived in Palermo city in Southern Italy on a two-day official visit to take part in mini-summit on Libya.

Tuesday 13/11/2018

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and stressed Egypt's steadfast stance regarding the need to reach a comprehensive political settlement in Libya supported by the United Nations. More

President Sisi participated in a mini-summit on Libya, which was held in Italy's Palermo city in the presence of the Tunisian president, the prime ministers of Italy, Russia and Algeria in addition to the head of Libya's Presidential Council and the French foreign minister.


President Sisi returned to Cairo after taking part in a mini summit on the Libyan crisis.

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