Egypt coordinates with Algeria, Tunisia to receive Egyptians fleeing Libya: FM 
Badr Abdel Atty - YOUM7/Sami Waheeb

CAIRO: Egypt is coordinating with Algeria and Tunisia to receive any Egyptian fleeing neighboring Libya; as of yet there has been no information on Egyptians leaving the North African country through Chad or Niger in the south, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Badr Abdel Atty told ON TV Tuesday.

Meanwhile, Morocco, west of Algeria, halted all flights from and to Libya, Reuters reported.

Abdel Atty called on Egyptian nationals in Libya to confine themselves to their areas of residence and not to move in groups, and for the lifting of the U.N. arms embargo over the national Libyan army.

He said Egypt would initiate consultations concerning Security Council intervention in Libya because there should be “responsibility from the Security Council, because indeed the NATO mission was not completed at all.”

“They only toppled the regime and left Libya to face this inevitable fate of failure, chaos and infighting. The entire world is watching and leaves Libyans and neighboring countries, including Egypt, pay the exorbitant price of these mistakes,” the spokesperson said.

Egypt was not able to confirm the execution of its nationals until the video was released, according to Abdel Atty.

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