FMs of Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia to discuss Libyan crisis in Algiers today

Algiers (UNA-OIC) � Algerian Foreign Minister Abdelkader Messahel will host Monday Egyptian and Tunisian counterparts Sameh Shoukry and Khemaies Jhinaoui in a tripartite mechanism meeting to discuss developments in Libya.

The Algerian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Sunday that the meeting comes as part of the continued consultation between the three countries on the current situation in Libya. It added that the three ministers will discuss latest developments in Libya, especially at the political and security levels, as well as ways to strengthen the efforts of their countries to contribute to accelerating the process of resolving the Libyan crisis through dialogue and reconciliation.

It is noteworthy that Egypt has hosted several meetings of Libya’s rival factions to amend the Libyan Political Agreement, signed in Skhirat, Morocco, in December 2015, aimed at ending the conflict in the North African country.

The latest round of negotiation was held in Cairo on 23 March 2018, to discuss unifying Libyan army. The meeting concluded with the participating parties confirming their keenness to move forward to unify the military whose top priority is to maintain Libya’s national security and peace.

Source: International Islamic News Agency