By Houda Mzioudet.
Tripoli, 29 September 2013:
The Ras Jedir border crossing, closed since Tuesday, reopened yesterday
It had been shut by the Tunisian . . .[restrict]authorities for “security precautions”, as a result of tensions in the area between Tunisians and Libyans, a Tunisian embassy in official in Tripoli, told the Libya Herald.
Goods and passengers are now moving freely again. The embassy official explained that here had been an agreement between elders from Tunisia and Libya to ease the tensions.
Libyans coming from Tunisia told LANA news agency that roads in Tunisian territory are safe, with the presence of intensive patrols of Tunisian army and members of Tunisian national security on both sides of the road.