The foreign Ministers of Russia and Egypt held a telephone conversation

the Situation in Libya was discussed by the foreign Ministers of Russia and Egypt, said in a commentary the Russian foreign Ministry on the results of a telephone conversation. The Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov confirmed Russia’s position on a compromise taking into account the views of all stakeholders. This position Russia will take in the case of discussion of the situation and out of it in multilateral fora, including the UN.

the two sides Also agreed on the cessation of hostilities the parties to the conflict and the need to start dialogue involving all Libyan parties. The situation in Libya escalated in 2011 after the overthrow and killing of leader Muammar Gaddafi. In the country there were two governments, the conflicting parties are not ready for negotiations.

on the Eve of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that Egypt is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign interference. Can help in training and arms. And confirmed the willingness of Egypt to interfere directly in the situation in Libya. According to him, the “red line” for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt and the province Dzhufra.

foreign Minister of Egypt Sameh shoukry said during a telephone conversation with Lavrov about the concerns of the Cairo situation, in connection with the construction of a hydropower plant on the Blue Nile, which is Ethiopia. Egypt asked the UN security Council with a request to consider the possibility of interchange.