Egypt has opposed Turkey's interference in the Affairs of Arab countries
Egypt stands against political and military interference of Turkey in the Affairs of Arab countries on Saturday said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of Egypt.
According to the statement of the speaker of the foreign Ministry, foreign Ministry is "surprised by the statements of some Turkish officials about the illegitimacy of the call of the authorities in the East of Libya to Egypt's support in countering extremism and terrorism".
"Egypt stands against political and military interference of Turkey in the Affairs of Arab countries, which not only has no legal basis, but also violates the Security Council resolution, whether in Iraq, Syria or Libya," - said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Thursday met in Cairo with the sheikhs and elders of Libyan tribes. The meeting was held in the framework of the conference entitled "Egypt and Libya: one people and one destiny". During the conference the representatives of the tribes of Libya reiterated the call for Egypt to support the Libyan army and tribes for the liberation of the country,
In late June, al-Sisi said that his country is ready to help the Libyan tribes in the fight against foreign intervention, training and arming them. The President also noted that any direct interference of Egypt in Libya now has the legitimacy under international law. According to him, the "red line" for the advance of troops is the city of Sirte, located about 900 kilometers from the border with Egypt, and the province Dzhufra.
Egypt last week was spent at the border with Libya-site large-scale military exercises, codenamed "Commitment 2020", in which participated all kind of the Egyptian armed forces.
In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the Libyan national army (LNA) under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftorah, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA - Egypt.