7 July 2012

Tunisia: Libyan Authorities Close Wazen-Dhehiba Border Crossing

Tataouine — On the occasion of the elections of the Libyan National General Congress, on Saturday, the Libyan authorities closed the Wazen-Dhehiba border crossing, as of Friday.

This decision is to be enforced until Saturday night for all travellers, except for the Tunisian nationals returning home and the Libyans going home.

About 2.8 million Libyans cast their votes on Saturday to elect the two hundred members of Libya's National General Congress, out of a total of three thousand candidates.

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