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Sisi & Malta's PM discuss latest developments of Libyan crisis

Wednesday، 19 December 2018 - 01:47 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi discussed on Tuesday 18/12/2018 in a meeting with Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat the latest developments of the Libyan crisis and Cairo's efforts to reach a political settlement to the issue.

During the meeting, the two sides praised the pivotal role played by the Libyan national army to achieve security and stability, and called for backing the UN special representative's mission to form a national unity government in the North African State, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Radi said.

For his part, the Maltese premier expressed his country's appreciation of the Egyptian leadership and people, asserting that Valletta looks forward to cementing bilateral relations with Cairo in different fields, the spokesman added.

Malta is keen on stepping up coordination and consultation with Egypt, Muscat said, hailing the role played by Cairo in consolidating the pillars of stability in the Middle East and the Mediterranean, as well as its efforts to counter terrorism, the extremist thought and illegal migration, the spokesman added.

The two leaders, also, probed mean of pushing forward bilateral relations, in addition to exchanging views on regional and international issues of common concern, notably illegal migration, the spokesman noted.

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