El-Sisi and Sullivan Agree on Intensifying Coordination for Libyan Elections and Withdrawal of Mercenaries – Al Marsad

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi discussed in Cairo today with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan, the developments in Libya, Tunisia, Syria, Yemen and Iraq.

The official spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency stated that both parties agreed on the intensification of joint efforts and with international partners on preparations for coming Libyan elections, as well as on the issue of the withdrawal of foreign forces and mercenaries and the unification of military and security institutions.

President Abdel Fatah El-Sisi meeting with US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan in Cairo.

For his part, President El-Sisi stressed the importance that Egypt attaches to the success of the political track and the withdrawal of all foreign forces from Libya. He stressed the importance of holding national elections in Libya on their scheduled date in December 2021. El-Sisi emphasised that the most effective way to achieve stability in the region is the return of countries suffering from crises refer to the framework of the national state in the most comprehensive sense.

The meeting was also attended by Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry, Chief of General Intelligence Service Abbas Kamel, Middle East and North Africa Coordinator at the US National Security Council (NSC) Brett McGurk, Senior Advisor to Sullivan Ariana Berengaut, Head of North Africa Department at NSC Joshua Harris, and, Deputy U.S. Ambassador to Cairo Carole Shampaine.