Magharebia (Washington DC)

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.

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