Sisi, the possibility of a military confrontation with Turkey
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi said, “Egypt is working to reach a comprehensive political solution that remains the only possible way to settle the crisis in Libya.”
In response to a question about the possibility of a military confrontation between Egypt and Turkey in Libya, Sisi said in his interview with the French newspaper “Le Figaro”: “Egypt will not be the initiator of the attack, but rather the forces are always ready to defend their homeland and ensure its national security against facing any form of threats.”.
He continued: “Egypt is working to reach a comprehensive political solution that remains the only possible way to settle this crisis and ensure the stability of this brother country, which shares borders with Egypt of up to 1,200 km. It is imperative to end foreign interventions that threaten this country’s stability due to the transport of Mercenaries and weapons directed at extremist militias. ”
The Egyptian President pointed out that “Egypt’s policy is to establish excellent relations with its neighbors, with dialogue always prevailing, and Turkey, like other countries in the region, must ensure that the rules of international law and the law of the sea are respected and that it does not carry out any action unilaterally without consultation or to Calculation of security and ladder area. ”
Source: Egyptian media