Greece, Algeria call for no foreign interference in Libya: minister

TRIPOLI, LIBYA - APRIL 10: Libyan National Accord Government troops clash with eastern Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar's troops in Wadi al-Rabie area located at south of Tripoli, Libya on April 10, 2019. General Khalifa Haftar on April 04 announced the launch of an operation to seize the capital Tripoli. (Photo by Hazem Turkia/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
A fighter of Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA) of Fayez al-Sarraj, fires a truck-mounted machine gun at the forces of the self-styled Libyan National Army (LNA) led by Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar, at Ain Zara frontline, in the southern suburbs of capital Tripoli. (Photo by Amru Salahuddien/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Visiting Greek Foreign Minister Nikolaos Dendias said on Thursday that Greece and Algeria agree on a political solution without foreign military interference for the Libyan crisis.

Dendias made the remarks in a press statement after a meeting with his Algerian counterpart Sabri Boukadoum in the capital Algiers.

“The work led by Algeria on settling the Libyan crisis … aims at reaching a political solution that allows the return to peace and stability in this country and beyond,” he said.

Greece and Algeria “highlight the need for an immediate cessation of hostilities and all foreign intervention within the framework of the United Nations,” the Greek minister added.

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