FM discusses bilateral relations of Egyptian security with Libya
Egypt's Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy - REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

CAIRO: Foreign minister Nabil Fahmy discussed with Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan the bilateral relations between both countries and securing Egyptians living in Libya, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release on Friday.

The discussions were on the margins of the International Ministerial Conference held in Rome to support Libya. Fahmy left for Rome Tuesday to participate in the conference, which are ongoing.

Zidan said the Libyan government works hard to provide the best living circumstances for Egyptians in Libya. He signaled the importance of the participation of Egyptians citizens and companies in Libya’s reconstruction.

Fahmy and Zidan discussed how to maintain security in Libya and at the Libyan borders to achieve Egyptian-Libyan interests.

During the meeting, Fahmy also discussed with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and the Spanish and Italian foreign ministers the importance of cooperation between Egypt and their respective countries to combat terrorism, which negatively affects all parties’ interests.

Originally published in Youm7.

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