Published: June 13, 2019
Libya's neighbours urge immediate ceasefire Tunisia. Algeria and Egypt 'reject military solution'
(ANSAmed) - TUNIS, JUNE 13 - Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt have reiterated from Tunis their rejection of any external interference in the Libyan conflict, according to a statement by the Tunisian foreign ministry. The statement was issued after a meeting in'the Tunisian capital of the foreign ministers of the three countries neighbouring Libya: Khemaies Jhinaoui for Tunisia, Sameh Choukry for Egypt an Sabri Boukadoum for Algeria. The three ministers once again urged all parties involved to bring in an immediate ceasefire and resume dialogue under the UN umbrella. In their 8-point final statement, the ministers expressed their concern over the difficult situation in Libya and said that work needed to continue to bring the parties in conflict together so as to achieve an immediate ceasefire. It noted that ''there is not military solution to the Libyan crisis'' and that it is important to focus on the political process. It was the seventh meeting of the foreign ministers of neighbouring countries as part of a mechanism that underscores their central and essential role, since they are directly affected by what happens in Libya. (ANSAmed).