The Minister of Defence Salah El-Din Al-Namroush and Chief of the General Staff, Lt. Gen. Mohamed Al-Haddad, discussed with Chadian President  Idriss Déby mechanisms for protecting, securing and monitoring the Libyan-Chadian borders.

This came during the two top military commanders' visit to Chad Saturday, in which they met the Chadian President and his Defence Minister Mohamed Ibali Saleh.

A statement by Libya's Defence Ministry said the talks in Chad were part of efforts to strengthen and develop cooperative relations with various friendly and brotherly countries.

The meeting discussed the promotion of cooperation between the Libyan and Chadian ministries of defence, mechanisms for protecting, securing and controlling the Libyan-Chadian borders, and joint work on the issues of illegal immigration, terrorism and organized crime.

For his part, President Déby stressed that the Republic of Chad supports peace, stability, and security in Libya.