Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt sign a deal to settle down Libya’s political crisis

  • Libyan Express |
  • Monday 20 February 2017

Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui (C), Algerian Minister for Maghreb and Africa Affairs Abdel Kadir Mesahil (L) and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry (R) hold a joint press conference following their meeting to solve the crisis in Libya, at Carthage Palace in Tunis, Tunisia on February 20, 2017.

The Foreign Minister of Tunisian, Khemaies Jhinaoui, has signed a deal together with Algerian Minister of Maghreb, African Union and Arab League Affairs, Abdelkader Messahel, and the Egyptian Foreign Minister, Sameh Shoukri, to settle down Libya’s political crisis.

They all agreed to continue to support the comprehensive reconciliation among Libyans with the three countries’ help and under the supervision of the United Nations.

The deal reiterated the rejection of the three countries to any military solution in Libya or any foreign intervention in the Libyan political dilemma.

They said that Libya’s sovereignty and unity must be preserved and that the results of Tunisia-held Monday meeting will be reported to the Heads of the three neighbouring sates.

“The meeting’s results will also be reported to the UN Secretary General and the Secretary General of the Arab League as well as to the President of the African Union.” The finals statement of the meeting that took place in Carthage Palace in Tunis added.


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