MOSCOW, October 6 (RIA Novosti) - Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani will arrive on Tuesday in Cairo, Egypt with an official visit at the invitation of Egypt's President Abdel Fattah Sisi, the press-service of the Libyan Government told RIA Novosti on Monday.
"Prime Minister and his delegation will arrive in Cairo, where the sides will discuss the prospects for the development of bilateral relations between Libya and Egypt," a spokesperson said, adding that the sides are expected to touch upon a number of issues in light of the latest developments in the region. "The most important of them is maintenance of security," the spokesperson added.
Libya is currently facing its worst wave of violence since the 2011 overthrow of Muammar Gaddafi and the subsequent civil war. After the conflict, the country has seen violent clashes between numerous militias, armed with weapons seized from government ammunition depots. According to the Libya Body Count, the violence in the country has claimed the lives of over 1,800 people since the beginning of 2014.
Earlier on Monday, Sky News Arabia reported that the Islamic State (IS) militants have been seen in the eastern Libyan city of Derna for the first time, shouting out extremist slogans and displaying IS flags.