Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry and his Alegrian counterpart Ramtane Lamamra in Cairo, Egypt on January 16, 2022. Press Photo
CAIRO – 16 January 2022: Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Sunday his Alegrian counterpart Ramtane Lamamra in Cairo discussing bilateral ties, and regional developments of mutual interest.
Minister Shokry asserted the importance of backing a Libyan-Libyan solution to the current crisis, and working on bringing an end to foreign interference with Libyan affairs, including the deportation of foreign mercenaries and the withdrawal of foreign forces.
It is noteworthy to mention that the parliamentary and presidential elections scheduled for December 2021, and that would end the 10-year transitional period in Libya were cancelled.
Both ministers also tackled the updates pertinent Sudan, Mali, and Sahel countries, as they conferred over peacekeeping matters. Shokry and Lamamra stressed the necessity of intensifying coordination over peace, security and prosperity efforts on the African level in light of the different security challenges facing the region.
They also agreed to coordinate their work within the Arab League, and congrued on the necessity of preparing well for the coming meetings of the Egyptian-Algerian Joint Supreme Committee.