Washington, Cairo agree on need to combat terrorism in Libya

The Address | Benghazi – Libya

WASHINGTON, DC – Sameh Shoukry, the Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs, met in Washington Robert O’Brien, the US National Security Adviser, where they discussed bilateral relations and ways of developing them.

Shukri and O’Brien stressed during the meeting the need to strengthen coordination between Egypt and the United States on regional issues related to the Middle East, in particular the Syrian crisis and the situation in Libya, including the need to combat terrorism and counter the movement of terrorist fighters to Libya, and then to the Sahel and Sahara countries.

In this context, they discussed the need to intensify coordination and cooperation to enhance security and stability in the African continent and completely eliminate the phenomenon of terrorism.

They also reviewed the developments of the negotiations on the Nahda Dam and the American administration’s efforts to reach an agreement that serves the interests of the three countries concerned.


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