EGYPT LIBYA Issue dated 28/08/2020

Sisi's support for Khalifa Haftar wavers

Khalifa Haftar and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in December 2019.
Khalifa Haftar and Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in December 2019. © Egyptian Presidency/dpa
Fearful of a direct military confrontation with Turkey, Egypt is tempering its support for its Libyan ally and may opt to back the speaker of parliament Aguila Salah Issa. [...] (355 words)
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