Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, described granting confidence to the national unity government in Libya, headed by Abdul Hamid Dabaiba, as representing an important historical step on the road to settling the Libyan crisis.
El-Sisi stressed, during a phone call, with Prime Minister Dabaiba, the ability of the new government in Libya to manage the current transitional phase, achieve comprehensive reconciliation between Libyans, and unify Libyan institutions in preparation for holding national elections next December.
The Egyptian President stressed Egypt’s full support for the Libyan government headed by Dabaiba, and the willingness to provide its expertise in areas that would achieve political stability, as well as participating in the implementation of development projects in Libya, which are a priority for the Libyan people.
Meanwhile, Dabaiba thanked the Egyptian President for his congratulations, expressing appreciation for the sincere role and the tireless effort that Egypt is undertaking to settle the Libyan crisis.
The Prime Minister of the government of national unity emphasized the specificity and distinction of fraternal relations between Egypt and Libya, the historical ties between the two peoples, and his government’s keenness to continue pushing forward the intensive cooperation, consultation and coordination relations with Egypt.