Tripoli Libya - In a move to secure their common borders, Libya and Sudan are to deploy military personnel along the area, the Sudanese ambassador to Libya, Hadj Mohamed Magid al-Souwar, announced Wednesday.
In a press statement here, the Sudanese diplomat recalled the already existing tradition of military cooperation, including the manning of the the borders, between the two countries.
'Practical steps have been taken to deploy the Sudanese forces to the border,' the ambassador said, indicating that 'Libya is also preparing its troops.'
According to him, 'this will also enhance trade once the secured borders are opened.'
PANA recalls that Libya and Sudan, on 14 December, signed an agreement on the border situation when the Libyan Prime Minister Ali Zidane visited Sudan.
The two countries also agreed to hold a regional conference on security to be attended by Niger and Chad.
The date for the meeting has not been specified.