Ghadames summit: Libya, Algeria and Tunisia to intensify border security

Tripoli, 12 January, 2013:

The Libyan, Algerian and Tunisian prime ministers have agreed on a major upgrade of cross-border security, cracking down on the smuggling of people, drugs and arms and on terrorism.

Meeting in Ghadames today, Saturday,, the Prime Minister Ali Zeidan, Algerian Premier Abdulmalik Sellal and Tunisian Premier Hamadi Jebali decided on a series of measures including joint checkpoints, coordinated border patrols, increased exchange of information about movements in the border zones and regular meetings of security staff.

The three further agreed to invest in the border areas to develop and create jobs so that . . .

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