Tunisia-Libya: Ras Jedir border crossing fully reopened

 The full reopening of the border crossing between Tunisia and Libya in both directions for the movement of people and goodswas annoinced by Minister of the Interior, Khaled Nouri, and his Libyan counterpart, Imed Mustapha Trabelsi, announced on Monday at the Ras Jedir border crossing (Medenine Governorate).

The Ras Jedir border crossing was closed on the Libyan side last March. It was only partially reopened on June 13, following the signing of an agreement between the two countries’ interior ministers on June 12.

The agreement included a number of points aimed at improving and facilitating crossing conditions at this border crossing, and organizing it in accordance with the law.

At a press conference in Ras Jedir on Monday, Interior Minister Khaled Nouri expressed the hope that the reopening “will have a positive impact on the populations of neighboring regions”.

TunisianMonitorOnline (NejiMed)

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