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Al Sisi threatens to intervene directly in Libya when Tripoli accuses him of declaring war

June 21, 2020

Egyptian President Abdelfatá Al Sisi has warned that direct intervention in Libya in favor of the forces of rebel commander Jalifa Haftar would enjoy full legitimacy after the internationally recognized government of Tripoli ignored the initiative of Peace earlier in the month, which he said earlier awakened.

In response, the Libyan authorities accused him on Sunday of using these words to make a “declaration of war” and undermine democracy in the country, which was formulated in a television speech held last night, accompanied by all of his staff, Defense Minister Mohamed Zaki , the chief of staff Mohamed Farid and the commanders of the main branches of the army.

Al Sisi has indicated that the intervention will be led by Egypt as the coordinating force of the “Libyan tribes” in the country with the intention of “ensuring national stability, which is the only thing we are striving for,” he said Al Ahram was collected.

Al Sisi threatens to intervene directly in Libya when Tripoli accuses him of declaring warAl Sisi threatens to intervene directly in Libya when Tripoli accuses him of declaring war

“We are not invaders. We just want Libya to be stable, safe and developed,” said Al Sisi of his call to action, given the risk that the cities of Sirte and Al Jufra would fall into the hands of the Tripoli government. two cities are considered the “red line for Egypt’s security”.