Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Sisi said that currently the country could legitimately carry out an invasion of Libya, and called on the army to be ready for combat operations abroad.

the Head of state emphasized that any direct interference on the part of Egypt has gained international legitimacy after receiving direct threats from “terrorist militias and mercenaries,” supported Libya in foreign countries.

Earlier, Egypt launched an initiative on a ceasefire in Libya, proposing the establishment of an elected governing Council. This proposal was supported by Russia, USA and the United Arab Emirates but has rejected Turkey, reminds “Interfax”.

As reported, in Libya for a long time, there are two parallel Executive authority: recognized by the UN and held in Tripoli, the national consensus government (NTC) Faiza Zarraga and temporary office Abdullah Abdurrahman al-Thani, operating in the East of the country and support the Libyan national army, Marshal Khalifa the Haftarot. Recently, the NTC forces with the military support of Turkey to actively jostle the army of the Haftarot.

according to Western media, the power of the Haftarot supported by Russia, France, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt. On the side of the government in Tripoli stand Turkey, Qatar and Italy.