Egyptian President: There must be a Unified National Army in Libya

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi stressed the need for “to have a unified national army in Libya, speaking of numerous international attempts to find a solution in the country. He said:” We seek a political solution in Libya that preserves the territorial integrity. ”

Al-Sisi said earlier today, Wednesday, that “the intensification of the crisis in Libya at present, may push the various international and regional parties to search for a serious political solution, preventing matters from getting worse,” according to the Egyptian newspaper “Al-Shorouk” on its website.

Al-Sisi demanded, during a phone call on December 19, that German Chancellor Angela Merkel end the Libyan crisis through a comprehensive approach that includes all aspects of the issue.

Ambassador Bassam Radi, Spokesman for the Presidency of the Republic, stated that the contact witnessed a review of a number of regional files, as Merkel affirmed her keenness to exchange views and visions with Sisi regarding the recent developments on the Libyan scene, in light of Egypt’s active role in the region as well as its current presidency Of the African Union.