Fahmy Makes Phone Calls to the Foreign Ministers of Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, UAE, Saudi Arabia and the Secretary General of the Arab League to discuss the Latest Developments in Libya21/05/2014
The Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry stated that Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy made phone calls on Tuesday May 20th 2014, to his counterparts Foreign Ministers of Libya Mohamed Abdel Aziz, of Tunisia Mongi Hamdi, of Algeria Ramtane Lamamra, Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal, UAE Foreign Minister Abdullah bin Zayed, Secretary General of the Arab League Dr. Nabil Elaraby and the Arab League envoy to Libya Nasser Al-Kidwa about the deteriorating situation in Libya.
The Spokesman clarified that Minister Fahmy's contacts dealt with the current security and political situation in Libya in light of the ongoing clashes and means of getting out of the current impasse, noting that the outcome of these contacts reflected the serious concern of all parties with regard to the deteriorating situation, and the need to stop the ongoing clashes. The minister also stressed the importance of greater coordination and consultation between neighbouring countries concerned with such developments being the countries that should play a key role in containing the potential negative repercussions on Libyan security and stability. He added that Minister Fahmy pursues further contacts with the remaining neighbouring countries and a number of sister countries to further deliberate on the current situation in Libya.
The Spokesman said that Minister Fahmy was keen through his contacts to stress on Egypt's deep concern to follow up the accelerating developments in the neighbouring and sisterly Libya, further to the Egyptian government and people's support to sparing the bloodshed of our Libyan brothers, reiterating Egypt's constant stance on the importance of maintaining the territorial integrity of Libya.
The Spokesman reiterated the Foreign Ministry's appeal to Egyptian citizens not to travel to Libya in light of the current security conditions in order to maintain their lives. The ministry also appeals Egyptian expatriates in Libya to maintain extreme caution and not to move outside their homes and workplaces for the sake of protecting their lives and property, and to keep away from conflicting parties and areas of armed clashes.
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