geopolitics-00531
Libyan civil war

The Libyan House of Representatives has authorized Egypt to intervene in the Libyan conflict.

Parliament, operating in eastern Libya, called for “concerted efforts between the two fraternal peoples.” The statement of the deputies says about the need to “defeat the invader.” As stated in parliament, the need to “maintain overall security and stability” in the region.

The House of Representatives welcomed the relevant statement by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, RIA Novosti reports.

It is stated that Egyptian troops “have the right to intervene to protect Libyan and Egyptian national security” if Cairo considers inevitable “a threat to the security of the two countries.”

Recall that in Libya, an armed conflict continues between the Libyan National Army under the command of Khalifa Haftar and the forces of the Government of National Accord Faiz Sarraj, controlling Tripoli. PNS is supported by Turkey. Egypt announced its readiness to send troops to Libya to support the LNA.