Tunisia to reopen airspace for Libyan flights to Tripoli

March 17, 2015 7:48 PM

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TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia will reopen part of its airspace to flights from western Libya for the first time in around six months, following the re-establishment of its consulate in Tripoli, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Last year Tunisia halted all flights to Tripoli and other airports in western Libya outside the control of the official government for security reasons after fighting in the neighboring North African country worsened and most diplomats pulled out of the Libyan capital.

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