Tunisia and Libya have agreed on a mechanism, allowing export trucks to cross through the border between the two countries in line with novel coronavirus (COVID-19) measures.

This came in a phone call between Foreign Minister Mohammed Seyyale of the UN-recognized Government of National Accord in Libya, and his Tunisian counterpart Nureddin er-Ray. 

For food and other exports through Ras Ajdir border gate, both parties decided on new regulations while taking COVID-19 measures into consideration, said a statement by Libya’s Foreign Ministry. 

Under the new mechanism, “truck drivers will wait on both sides of the border, products and trucks

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