Kais Saied orders to open Tunisia’s borders with Libya

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The Xinhua news agency reported, Tunisian Presidency said on Thursday that Tunisian President Kais Saied has ordered the opening of his country’s borders with Libya from Friday.

According to the Chinese news agency, this decision came following a meeting with the Foreign Affairs Minister Othmen Jerandi, the Interior Minister Ridha Gharsallaoui and the Health Minister Ali Mrabet.

A presidency statement said: “After being informed of the results of the meetings of the Tunisian-Libyan mixed ministerial, security and health commissions, held on Wednesday, the President of the Republic instructed the reopening of the border posts with Libya, from Friday Sept. 17 at 7 am local time.”

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Saied authorized, in coordination with the Libyan authorities, the concentration of health teams for vaccination against the new coronavirus at border posts, in addition to the organization of intensive vaccination days at the headquarters of Tunisian diplomatic and consular missions in Libya.

Source: xinhua