Egypt is in talks with Libya to compensate Egyptians who lost property or were otherwise affected by the Libyan Revolution last . . .[restrict]year.
According to the Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram, the Libyan trade union delegation visiting Egypt this week has agreed to look at ways of compensating Egyptian workers who were affected by the Libyan revolution last year. It is proposed that the Egyptians who were injured in the uprising and the families of those who died would also be compensated.
It is estimated that 1.2 million Egyptians were living and working in Libya before the revolution. Between half and three quarters fled during the uprising. Many now want to return.
A comprehensive inventory of assets damaged and lost by Egyptians in Libya last year is to be drawn up. [/restrict]