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Algeria hosts convention for Libya’s neighbours 


The Algerian Minister of Maghreb Affairs, the African Union and the Arab League, Abdelkader Messahel, uncovered, Monday, that his country will soon host the 7th convention for Libya neighboring countries to discuss the weapons’ spread in Libya and its consequences on region’s security.

Egypt, Tunisia, Sudan, Chad and Niger are the potential attendees of the convention that Messahel didn’t reveal its time.

Messahel asserted his country’s support for dialogue in Libya under the UN efforts. He said that Algeria will continue its efforts to form the Government of National Accord (GNA) in Libya that manages the transitional period, drafts constitution, holds elections, and restores order and institutions.

Messahel also announced that his country will host two additional conventions next year; one tackles fighting extremism and the other about e-crimes and the use of social media to support terrorism. The first is scheduled to take place in March.

He noted that both conventions come “under the recommendations of the International Forum for Fighting Terrorism” which was launched in 2011.