By Houda Mzioudet.
Tripoli, 29 August 2013:
Border controls and smuggling of arms and goods were the main subjects under discussion when the . . .[restrict]Prime Minister, Ali Zeidan, met in Tripoli with Tunisian Foreign Minister Othman Jarandi today.
The meeting was also attended by Libyan Foreign Minister Mohamed Abdulaziz, Tunisian Presidential adviser Adnan Mansar and Tunisian ambassador to Libya, Ridha Boukadi.
« It was a short consultative visit,” said Aroussi Gontassi, advisor to Tunisian ambassador, told the Libya Herald. Jarandi handed a letter to Zeidan from Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki, the content of which was not disclosed.
Plans to strengthening of bilateral cooperation in fighting terrorist organisations and economic cooperation between both countries were also discussed during the meeting.
It comes a day after Tunisian authorities declared the Isamist miltant organisation Ansar Al Sharia, as a terrorist organisation and Tunisian Minister of Interior Lotfi Ben Jeddou disclosed the names of suspects wanted in connection with the assassination of prominent Tunisian politicians Chokri Belaid and Moahmed Brahmi. [/restrict]