As specified, the parliament adopted the corresponding decision at a closed session, the theme of which was the defense of Egypt and Libya from the terrorist threat.

According to article 152 of the Egyptian constitution, authorities must ask Parliament for approval to send troops to carry out combat missions, the report said.

The voting results were confirmed by the deputy chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Tarek al-Quli.

Egyptian Parliament votes in favor of sending military forces into #Libya during confidential session on Monday, according to Deputy Chair of parliament's foreign affairs committee, Tarek Al-Khouly

- Daily News Egypt (@DailyNewsEgypt) July 20, 2020

On July 14, the parliament of the east of Libya, supporting the Libyan national army led by Marshal Khalifa Haftar, allowed the Egyptian army to intervene in the Libyan conflict.

Prior to this, Haftar announced his intention to expel Turkish troops from Libya.