Libya and Tunisia reach agreement to reopen Ras Ajdir border next Sunday

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Libya and Tunisia reach agreement to reopen Ras Ajdir border next Sunday

August 16, 2018 - 14:44
Written by: SafaAlharathy

Security sources confirmed an agreement to reopen Ras Ajdir crossing border between Libya and Tunisia next Sunday.

The sources clarified that a meeting will be held in the city of Zuwara on Sunday, with the participation of the Minister of Local Government Baddad Gansu, and a formal Tunisian delegation to officially announce the reopening of the border and the agreement between the parties.

The agreement comes after the closure of the border for more than a month because of the continuing protests of some people from the Tunisian border town of Ben Gardane.

On July 10, the Libyan authorities closed the border of Ras Ajdirr indefinitely due to what it described as the "ill-treatment" and lack of seriousness from the Tunisian authorities in dealing with the crossing point administration.