East-based parallel government lifts security restrictions on travelers

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East-based parallel government lifts security restrictions on travelers

September 18, 2018 - 14:49
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Emsaad border crossing between Libya and Egypt

The official spokesman for the east-based Interim Government Hatem Al-Oreibi said Monday that all security restrictions on the travel of Libyan citizens through the government-control borders have been cancelled.

Al-Oreibi explained that the step came in respect of freedom of movement without prior security permissions, as he put it.

Earlier, authorities in eastern Libya obliged citizens willing to travel abroad through its borders to obtain a security approval to allow them to leave the country.