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Egypt’s el-Sisi backs December elections in Libya (Al Jazeera)

El-Sisi stressed the importance of the upcoming elections [File: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/Pool via AFP]

El-Sisi stressed the importance of the upcoming elections [File: Iakovos Hatzistavrou/Pool via AFP]

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has pledged support for elections in Libya in talks with the North African country’s interim prime minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah.

Sisi “stressed the importance of the upcoming Libyan elections in respecting and activating the free will of the … Libyan people,” a presidency statement said on Thursday.

Egypt’s el-Sisi backs December elections in Libya | Abdel Fattah el-Sisi News | Al Jazeera