Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Libyan FM, Tunisan counterpart discuss reopening borders

Libyan FM, Tunisan counterpart discuss reopening borders

Libyan Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush spoke on the phone today with her Tunisian counterpart Othman Jerandi to discuss reopening of border-crossings between the two countries after it was closed due to increase of COVID-19 infections.

According to a statement by the Tunisian foreign ministry, Jerandi explained that his country decided to close the Ras Jedir and Zahiba Wazen border-crossings as a preventive measure after Tunisia witnessed a spike of virus infections last month.

The two chief diplomats agreed to continue close coordination regarding the Coronavirus situation.