Turkiye and Egypt agree to cooperate to ensure stability in Libya

by Daily Sabah

Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu said Türkiye and Egypt are planning to enhance cooperation to ensure stability in Libya, following a meeting in Ankara on Thursday.

Regarding the issue of Libya, Çavuşoğlu said Türkiye and Egypt are planning to cooperate closely.

Libya was among the disputes between the two countries.

“We will cooperate more closely regarding Libya from now on. In our meeting today, we (saw) that our views are not essentially very different but that we think differently on some methods,” Çavuşoğlu said.

The two countries will work on a roadmap to hold elections in Libya and can work on training and reinforcing a joint military between forces in the east and west of Libya, he said.

For his part, Shoukry said there is a mutual will regarding Libya between the two countries and that both countries are on the same page in terms of the formation of a new government to represent the will of the Libyan people and protect the territorial integrity of the country.

Çavuşoğlu also said they are taking concrete steps in reappointing ambassadors.

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