On Tuesday, Iraqi Foreign Minister, Fouad Hussein, told the Arab League, that Baghdad rejected all foreign interference in Libya’s conflict.
During his speech at the emergency meeting of Arab Foreign Ministers to discuss the situation in Libya, Hussein confirmed that Iraq supports all regional and international initiatives that help strengthen security and stability in Libya.
Egypt called for the emergency session in light of the worsening conditions in Libya, and the threat it poses to its national security.
Several international initiatives have been proposed to solve the crisis in Libya, the most recent of which was the Egypt’s ‘Cairo Declaration’. This was welcomed by Arab and western states, as a solution to end the fighting between the forces of the Government of National Accord (GNA) led by, Fayez Al-Sarraj, and the Libyan National Army (LNA), led by Field Marshal, Khalifa Haftar.
Despite the LNA’s commitment to the ceasefire resolution that resulted from the ‘Cairo Declaration’, the GNA is continues massing its forces, in preparations for an attack on Sirte