Bashagha backs Egypt in diplomatic conflict
The Foreign Ministry of Fathi Bashagha’s government denounced the statements of the Foreign Ministry of the Government of National Unity toward Egypt and considered them a deviation from the unity of Arabs and mutual respect for countries.
The Ministry added that what Dbiebah government’s Foreign Ministry said regarding Egyptian Foreign Ministry spokesman’s statements and the complaints of Libyans of mistreatment on joint borders with Egypt was a desperate attempt to unhinge the brotherly relations between Libya and Egypt.
It also said it was coordinating with its partners from neighboring countries and all international organizations to boost Libya’s status and role in maintaining world peace and security, hailing Egypt’s role in supporting peace, security and legitimacy in Libya.
The Libyan Foreign Ministry of Dbeibah’s government has rendered the statements of the spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry on the Government of National Unity and the roadmap agreement signed in Geneva as a flagrant intervention in Libyan affairs and an attack on its sovereignty.
The spokesman for the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, Ahmed Hafez, indicated that “Egypt provides all means of good treatment to Libyans at the border crossing, accusing some parties of dealing with inaccurate information in an attempt to distract attention from the date (June 22, 2022), on which the Libyan Political Dialogue Forum’s roadmap expires along with the mandate of the Government of National Unity.
The Egyptian statements came in response to the Libyan Foreign Ministry’s summoning of the Egyptian Chargé d’Affairs on Wednesday to inform him of its dissatisfaction with the bad way in which Libyan citizens are treated on the joint borders during their entry and exit from Egypt.
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