Libyan-Russian PMs to Meet on Thursday


Russian Prime Minister, Mikhail Mishustin is due to meet with Libyan Prime Minister Abdel-Hamid Dbaiba next Thursday. The meeting is set to take place in Moscow, and discuss the strengthening of Russian-Libyan cooperation.

On Monday, Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi held a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov. This was attended by Egypt’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry, Deputy Russian Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, and the Russian Ambassador to Cairo.

During the meeting, the two sides discussed the latest developments in the Libyan crisis, with El-Sisi referring to the ongoing Egyptian efforts to support the Libyan Government of National Unity (GNU) in various bilateral, regional, and international forums. As well as pushing for all paths to settle the country’s military, political, and economic issues.

The President stressed the need to expel foreign mercenaries, support the ceasefire agreement, and end illegal foreign interference in Libyan affairs threatening the December elections.