SISI, MACRON VOICE SUPPORT FOR POLITICAL SETTLEMENT IN LIBYA

CAIRO, Egypt, Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, and his French counterpart, Emmanuel Macron, on Thursday, called for a political settlement in Libya.

The call was issued in a phone conversation, held by the two leaders, Egyptian presidential spokesman, Bassam Rady, said, in a statement.

"Noting that the two countries are keen to restore stability and security along the Mediterranean region, the two presidents discussed the recent developments in Libya, and means of pushing the political settlement forward, in the north African country," the statement said.

The two leaders agreed that, a national consensus among different Libyan parties would be the solution, and the Libyan crisis can only be resolved by the Libyan people, it said.

They also discussed the situation in Syria, calling on the international community to reach "a comprehensive and lasting solution" to the Syrian civil war, according to the statement.

Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK