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Ras Ijdir crossing was partially opened for humanitarian and urgent cases.

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Tripoli, June 13, 2024 (LANA) - The committee in charge of reactivating work at the Ras Ijdir border crossing announced that the Ras Ijdir crossing was partially opened today, Thursday, for humanitarian, urgent, emergency and diplomatic cases.

The committee revealed that the date of the total opening of the crossing will be June 20, for citizens of both countries.

She explained that the Wazen land crossing is currently open to the movement of passengers and the transport of goods, until the reopening of the Ras Ijdir crossing in accordance with the agreement with the Tunisian side, and work is underway to complete the maintenance and preparation work for the crossing, and to change the security personnel working at it with the aim of raising the level of work in accordance with international standards for international crossings. .

The Ministry of Interior had previously revealed the signing of minutes of an agreement between Libya and Tunisia following a meeting held between Interior Minister Imad Trabelsi and his Tunisian counterpart Khaled Al-Nouri in the capital, Tripoli.

The Ministry stated - in a statement - that the agreement stipulated the opening of the four shared gates at the port, for the entry of citizens from the two countries and the solution of the problem of similarity of names, and the commitment to open six centers for electronic registration of cars for Libyan citizens, and not to impose any fees or financial fines that were not agreed upon, and to control the port, and the absence of Any armed appearances.