Interior Minister receives Libyan counterpart


ALGIERS- Minister of Interior, Local Assemblies and Urban Development, Kamel Beldjoud, received, on Sunday at the headquarters of his department, his Libyan counterpart Khaled Tijani Mazen who is on a one-day working visit to Algeria.

In a press statement after the meeting, the Libyan minister said the two parties agreed to further strengthen cooperation in the interior sector, announcing the installation of technical committees between the two ministries. In addition, several issues, including the instruction of the police and the care of nationals of the two countries, have been tackled.

The meeting also focused on the reopening of border posts in order to facilitate the movement of goods and transporters of Libyan goods, with a view to contributing to the reduction of high prices, especially in southern Libya, added Mr. Mazen

For his part, Mr. Beldjoud said he had discussed with his Libyan counterpart the coordination between the two ministries in several areas, noting “a convergence of views on a number of issues”.

According to the minister, the two parties agreed on “the opening of the land border post of Debdeb and the strengthening of coordination regarding training in police and civil protection”, stressing “the continuation of joint action and coordination between the two ministries in the future in the best interests of the two brotherly peoples and the two sisterly countries linked by fraternal relations and a common history “.

The meeting took place in the presence of the Director General of the National Security (DGSN), Zineddine Farid Bencheikh and executives from the Ministry of the Interior, Local Assemblies and Urban Development .


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