Egypt signs flurry of deals with Libya’s unity government

CAIRO, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Egypt and Libya’s unity government signed a series of cooperation agreements and several infrastructure contracts on Thursday as Cairo eyes reconstruction opportunities in its oil-rich neighbour.

Though Libya’s political prospects remain uncertain, the deals are the latest sign of Egypt’s efforts to re-engage with Tripoli after years of siding with east Libya-based forces engaged in a conflict that split the country.

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