Chaos in Libya has prompted Algerian authorities to step up security presence along the border between the two countries and strive for better co-operation against terrorist threats.

In press statements following his meeting with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki in Paris, Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal on Saturday (December 7th) said he would visit Libya at the end of the month to discuss security co-ordination with Libyan officials.

The two held talks on the side-lines of the Élysée Summit on Peace and Security in Africa. […]