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Libyan Newswire

Participants in Meeting on Security on Common Borders Between Libya, Chad, Sudan and Niger Urge Libyan Parties to Resume Talks to End Crisis in the Country.

Niamey, Ministers attending a consultation

meeting on common borders security challenges held in Niger have

urged Libyan parties to resume talks to end the crisis in the


The foreign, defence and interior ministers and chiefs of staff

and heads of intelligence in Libya, Sudan, Chad and Niger have met

here on Tuesday April 3, upon an invitation from Mohamed Yusuf

President of Niger, to discuss challenges on common borders.

The Ministers have agreed to coordinate action, to combat

cross-border infiltrations, organized crime, trafficking, terrorism

and drug smuggling.

They stressed the need to help bring about a lasting solution to

the situation in Libya, and in this regard the ministers highly

valued the AU effort through the High-level Committee and other

partners for their initiatives to resolve the crisis in Libya.

The Ministers also agreed a meeting for experts, to be held in

Ndjamena, Chad on May 3,2018, to prepare a draft agreement, to be

signed in Khartoum before the end of May 2018.

The Ministers have also agreed on coordination of work by joint

forces of the defence and security in the four countries.

They called for development projects to be initiated on the joint

borders to support the common border security.

Source: Libya News Agency