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Egypt Threatens Invasion of Libya to Stop Turkey

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi said this week that his government desires peace and stability in neighboring Libya, but might be prepared to intervene with military force to protect Egypt’s western border and thwart the ambitions of Turkey and its militia allies.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi speaks at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel (unseen), following their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Cairo on March 2, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI (Photo credit should read KHALED DESOUKI/AFP/Getty Images)