Field Marshal Haftar: We Stand With Egypt in Defending Their Water and Economic Security – Al Marsad

The Commander-in-Chief of the Libyan National Army ()LNA), Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, affirmed on Wednesday, Egypt’s right to defend and maintain its water and economic security.  

(Libya, 1 April 2021) – Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar, said in a statement yesterday that all the capabilities of the armed forces are placed at the service of Egypt and its President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi.

Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar also affirmed that the LNA General Command fully supports the people and the government of Egypt, in their stance on defending their water and economic security.

The Prime Minister of the interim Government of National Unity (GNU), Abdul Hamid al-Dbaiba, also made a statement yesterday stating that he supports Egypt’s position in the negotiations on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) project.

“The water and national security of Egypt is part of Libya’s national security,” Dbaiba tweeted.

He further added: “We affirm our full support for our brothers in Egypt and Sudan regarding the Renaissance Dam, and we are pushing for a just solution for all.”