Foreign Minister – Holding Border Security Conference Benefits Libya

Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy underlined Egypt’s keenness on holding the “border security” conference, stressing the necessity of the well preparation so that the conference would result in tangible and specific outcome that benefit the Libyan side in the first place as well as neighboring countries.

Fahmy made the remarks after meeting his Libyan counterpart Mohamed Abdel Aziz on Saturday. He noted that the idea of hosting a meeting of the Libyan delegation with Egyptian officials has been proposed during today’s meeting to come up with specific ideas that will be discussed with the neighboring countries.

The Egyptian top diplomat termed his meeting with the Libyan counterpart as “extremely important.” The meeting tackled developments in Libya, the situation in Egypt and means of boosting bilateral relations, Fahmy said.

Fahmy added that he discussed with the Libyan official the conditions of Egyptians living in Libya.

On the return of the Egyptian diplomatic mission to Libya, Fahmy said that contacts with the Libyan side are maintained.

Source : Egypt State Information Service