The Ministerial Meeting on strengthening cooperation in the area of security and control of the Libya-Niger-Sudan-Chad border was launched in Khartoum on Thursday to ratify and adopt the final report of the meetings of the Committee in charge of this dossier from the four countries concerned.
Libya’s continued anti-smuggling efforts of its subsidized goods into its neighboring state Tunisia is causing some diplomatic tensions.
Member of the Municipal Council of Wazan, Munir Said, confirmed in a statement to local media the closure of the Dehiba-Wazen crossing border between Tunisia and Libya because of acts of violence committed by Tunisians on Libyan citizens in protest against suspending the transit of cargo trucks between Libya and Tunisia.
The Head of the Presidential Council Fayez Al-Sirraj arrived on Wednesday in Chad and discussed with the President Idriss Déby issues of mutual interests and stability as well as security in Libya.
The Information Office of the Ministry of the Interior (MoI) of the Faiez Serraj-led Presidency Council and Government of Accord has announced today that it has decided to continue the closure from the Libyan side of the main Libyan-Tunisian land border crossing at Ras Ajdir.
Libyan and Tunisian officials were unable to come to an agreement to reopen the key Ras Ajdir border crossing on Wednesday in a meeting which came after more than 10 days of closure.
The Director of the Security Directorate of Ras Ajdir and heads of the security services of the border, at the Libyan side, have agreed to close the border again until meeting with the Minister of Interior to discuss the latest developments in the area, according to sources at Ras Ajdir …
Libya, Niger, Chad and Sudan and Chad signed an agreement last Thursday to control the southern border of Libya in the Chadian capital of N’Djamena.
Libya has signed an agreement with its southern neighboring countries Niger, Chad and Sudan to secure the joint border against human and weapons smuggling.
The Algerian army has carried out a drill with live ammunition near the border with Libya to simulate countering a non-conventional attack, the Anadolu Agency reported.