Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed an array of regional issues of mutual interest as well as bilateral relations. They also discussed Egypt's key role and efforts towards settling this crisis permanently as well as Germany's valued role to coordinate international efforts on the Libyan crisis, reports.
During a video conference call, Egyptian President Sisi and German Chancellor Merkel tackled the latest developments in Libya, stressing the need to continue intensive consultations between the two countries on this important file, the Egyptian presidency said in a statement. Both sides agreed to move forward in the political process in Libya, leading up to holding national polls in December, highlighting the significance of the departure of all foreign forces and terrorists from the Libyan territories.
They also exchanged points of view on the Palestinian issue, the statement said, adding that Sisi reviewed Egypt's efforts to firm up the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip and its efforts toward the reconstruction of the seaside enclave. Egyptian President also reviewed Egypt's steps and contacts on the bilateral and regional levels to revive the peace process and reach a just solution to the Palestinian cause, from side to side the resumption of peace talks based on international references.