Egypt will train Libyan Forces to fight terrorism and help secure a shared border, the Prime Ministers of the two states announced in Cairo on Wednesday.

“We need to urgently support all the needs of our Libyan brothers to coordinate at the highest level in all areas in the fields of security and we emphasize the exchange of information to combat terrorism. We also emphasize border security and control,” Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab told a news conference, Al Tahrir News Network (TNN) reported.

Both Mahlab and Libyan Prime Minister Abdullah Al-Thani stressed that extensive cooperation was needed to stem the tide of Islamist militants in Libya. […]