Egypt, Algeria, Tunisia hold tripartite meeting to resolve Libya’s political hiccup

  • Libyan Express |
  • Saturday 18 February 2017

A tripartite meeting that will include Egypt, Tunisia and Algeria and aim to find a solution to the Libyan crisis will be held on Sunday instead of March 1st, Tunisian Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

“After consultations with the Egyptian and Algerian foreign ministers, it was decided that the meeting, hosted by Tunisia, be held.” Tunisian Foreign Ministry’s statement reads.

The tripartite meeting is supposed to tackle the results of the consultations the three countries have conducted with the Libyan factions to reach common denominator, the statement adds.

“We hope the meeting can lay the foundations of a consensual political solution to the crisis and create the appropriate conditions to bring Libyan parties to the dialogue table.” The Tunisian Foreign Ministry indicated.

The ministry explained that Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi will meet with the ministers later Monday, and the three officials will present the outcome of their meeting to him.


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