13 January 2013

North Africa: Maghreb Ministers Discuss Border Security

Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidan welcomed his counterparts Hamadi Jebali of Tunisia and Abdelmalek Sellal of Algeria on Saturday (January 12th) for security talks, Libya Herald reported.

The Ghadames meeting resulted in an 11-point plan to "create common border checkpoints and intensify co-operation in the security sphere through joint patrols".

Discussions also covered economic and social development in the border areas.

Copyright © 2013 Magharebia. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.