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Closing borders with Libya is not currently on table, Tunisian Health Minister says
April 26, 2021 - 23:57
Written by: LibyaMohammed
Tunisian Health Minister, Fawzi Mahdi has stated that closing the borders with Libya, proposed by Tunisia’s National Committee to Combat Coronavirus, is not currently on the table.
"The National Committee to Combat Coronavirus has not decided to close the borders yet, and when it meets, the issue will be discussed”, Mahdi said in a press conference in response to a question about re-closing the Tunisian-Libyan borders to prevent the Brazilian strain.
Mahdi added that the process of gene cutting is continuing to investigate new strains in Tunisia, stressing the need to apply preventive measures, which are not implemented as required.