A Maltese security delegation arrived in Tripoli on Wednesday for talks with their Libyan counterparts on cooperation and to discuss security issues of common concern.

The Acting Minister of Interior, Emad Trabelsi, received the delegation headed by his Maltese counterpart, Byron Camilleri, Libya's Interior Ministry said.

The delegation included the heads of the Maltese intelligence and the armed forces, besides a group of diplomats, among them the Maltese special envoy to Libya.

The two sides discussed strengthening security cooperation in combating illegal immigration, transnational organized crime, terrorism, and training programs.

They also reviewed ways to activate the joint security committee between the two countries and facilitate the entry visas for Libyans traveling to Malta, besides opening an air navigation line between Tripoli and Valletta.

In conclusion, the Undersecretary of the Interior Ministry, Major General Mahmoud Saeed, accompanied the Maltese delegation to the General Directorate of Security Operations in order to inaugurate the Libyan-Maltese Center for Joint Security Operations.