The Algerian President, Abdelmadjid Tabboune, said in reference to previous statements by the Egyptian President, Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, that the ‘taking up of arms’ by Libyan tribes, could possibly turn Libya into another Somalia and negatively reflect on the security of the entire region.

Tabboune stressed, during an interview with France 24 on the eve of Algeria’s Independence Day, “Today, Libya is in the same position as Syria, due to the array of foreign interference.”

He added that the solution to the situation in Libya would be to hold elections in the country.