Libyan Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibah discussed the security and service conditions in the municipalities of the West Coast region. This came during his meeting on Wednesday with the mayors of the West Coast municipalities, the Chief of General Staff and his assistant, the Head of Al-Zawiya Security Directorate, and a number of security agencies operating in the West Coast municipalities.

The Chief of General Staff and his assistant presented a briefing on the security situation in the municipalities of the West Coast, and reviewed the security events that occurred during the current year and their causes, and a number of problems related to smuggling and selling drugs, as well as the measures taken regarding them, and the conditions in the municipality of Al-Jmeil after the recent events that the city witnessed, in addition to the implementation of the maintenance and development of the Ras Ajdair border.

Dbeibah stressed the need to confront the security situation, unify efforts to control security and combat destructive acts, and assigned the Chief of General Staff and the Ministry of Interior to develop a joint plan to prevail security.

He stressed the need for citizens and municipalities to come together to support the security agencies in carrying out their tasks, pointing out the importance of removing social cover from criminals and outlaws until the West Coast and all its municipalities stabilize.

A number of municipalities on the West Coast are witnessing chaos that has caused repeated clashes, especially in Al-Zawiya, Al-Jmeil, and Al-Ajailat, not to mention the spread of crime, drug trafficking, and human smuggling.