The Egyptian president urges NATO to act in Libya

abdel-fattah-al-sissiEgyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi on Tuesday called on NATO to act for the reconstruction of Libya, in the grip of violence since the overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi regime by a rebellion backed by NATO.

Mr. Sissi was interviewed by the British newspaper Daily Telegraph on the occasion of his visit to London, during which he must evoke security cooperation issues with British Prime Minister David Cameron.

“Libya is a danger that threatens us all. If there is no government, it created a void where extremists can flourish, “said Egyptian President Telegraph.

“The mission was not completely fulfilled (…) We must support all efforts to help the Libyan people and the Libyan economy,” he added.

“We must stop the flow of money and weapons and foreign fighters into extremists. All NATO members – including Britain – who took part in the overthrow Gaddafi must provide help, “Egyptian President Declar yet.

Libya has been plunged into chaos since the fall of Muammar Gaddafi, overthrown by a rebellion supported by several NATO states.

The country was the scene of fighting between armed groups vying for control of energy resources and the two political leaders vying for power.

In this interview, Mr. Sissi also rejected suggestions that the aircraft Russian line that crashed Saturday in the Egyptian Sinai was destroyed by a missile or a bomb, calling them “baseless speculation”.

He also criticized the Western operations against the Islamic state (EI) in Iraq and Syria, stating that “the map of extremism and instability is expanding and does not shrink. We must reassess our priorities. ”

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