Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt Sameh Shoukry
On July 21, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt Sameh Shoukry.
The ministers discussed the situation in the Middle East and North Africa with a focus on the Libyan crisis. Both sides confirmed that the only way to reach a peace settlement in that country is through negotiations between all Libyan parties in line with the decisions of the Berlin Conference endorsed by UN Security Council Resolution 2510. They also underscored the importance of the Cairo Declaration of June 6 for promoting the key principles of the Berlin process with a view to arranging an inclusive intra-Libyan dialogue for working out understandings on the post-conflict order in Libya based on the balance of interests of its three historical regions.