The Egyptian President, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, has held talks with the Italian Minister of Defense, Guido Crosetto, and Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff of Italian forces, Giuseppe Dragone, on the developments of the Libyan crisis.

The Official spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency, Ahmed Fahmy, said that the talks, which were held in Cairo, touched on the phenomenon of illegal migration, and the need for concerted efforts to advance mechanisms to confront cross-border challenges.

With regard to developments of regional issues, especially Libya and Sudan, the two sides agreed on the importance of advancing political solutions to various crises the region is going through, within the framework of preserving unity of states and their territorial integrity, in a way that meets the aspirations of their peoples towards restoring security, stability, and moving towards development and prosperity.