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Lavrov and foreign Minister of Egypt discussed the situation in Libya

The foreign Ministers of Russia and Egypt, Sergei Lavrov and Sameh shoukry Wednesday during a telephone conversation stressed the need for the cessation of hostilities in Libya and the resumption of meaningful negotiations between the warring parties, said the Russian depodesta.

It is noted that a telephone conversation foreign Ministers of Russia and Egypt were initiated by the Egyptian side.

"The conversation was held a thorough exchange of views on prospects of development of the situation in the middle East and North Africa. In line with the common approaches, the Ministers reaffirmed the unambiguousness of the political settlement of the conflict in Libya. Stressed the need for cessation of hostilities and the resumption of meaningful negotiations between the warring Libyan parties", - noted in the Russian foreign Ministry.

It is specified that in this context, they supported the proposed Chairman of the chamber of deputies of Libya Aguila Saleh program to bring the country out of the crisis, which could form the basis mezhliviysky dialogue in the development of the "Berlin process".

"When discussing issues of middle East settlement, Lavrov and Shukri called for the intensification of the consolidated efforts of the international community, including participants of the "Quartet" of international mediators and members of the League of Arab States, with a view to early resumption of direct Palestinian-Israeli negotiations under UN auspices for the solution of all final status issues and reach a comprehensive peace agreement", - added in Department.

The parties noted that the implementation of plans to Annex parts of the Palestinian territories on the West Bank of the Jordan river will endanger the prospect of a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli problem and could trigger a new and dangerous round of violence in the region.

After the overthrow and murder of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011, Libya has virtually ceased to function as a unified state. Now the country is in a diarchy. To the East sits a Parliament elected by people, and in the West, in the capital Tripoli, the rules generated with the support of the UN and the European Union, the Government of national consent headed by Fitom Barragem. The authorities of the Eastern part of the country operate independently from Tripoli to cooperate with the Libyan national army, led by Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot, which is April 2019 not stop trying to seize Tripoli.