Borrell on Tunisia referendum

Brussels 27.07.2022 “The European Union takes note of the preliminary results of the constitutional referendum held in Tunisia on 25 July, for which turnout was low. A broad consensus among the various political forces, including political parties and civil society, is both essential for the success of a process that preserves the democratic acquis and…

EU-Tunisia talks strengthen ties

Brussels 07.06.2021 Visiting Brussels on 4 June 2021, His Excellency Mr Kais Saied, the President of the Republic of Tunisia, held talks with His Excellency Mr Charles Michel, the President of the European Council, Her Excellency Ms Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission and His Excellency Mr David Maria Sassoli, the…

#Tunis: explosion next to US Embassy

A suicide bomber acts in Tunisian capital Tunis. The attack took place opposite the U.S. embassy. BREAKING: Suicide bomber blew himself up in a motorcycle opposite the American embassy in #Tunis, Tunisia, targeting police officers outside the embassy. pic.twitter.com/YSyBcuMpv5 — News_Executive (@News_Executive) March 6, 2020 DEVELOPING STORY: First few images of the blast site (US…

Tunisia ex-President Ben Ali died in Jeddah

According to Ministry of Foreign Affairs ex-President of Tunisia Ben Ali (83) died. #BREAKING Tunisia's ex-president Ben Ali has died: foreign ministry pic.twitter.com/NfSmIEywGQ — AFP News Agency (@AFP) September 19, 2019 Deposed leader of Tunesia Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has been hospitalised for “a health crisis” in one of Saudi Arabia hospitals, where he…

Daul expresses condolences to Tunisia

The president of the European People’s Party (@EPP) Joseph Daul expressed his condolences after terrorist attack in Tunis: “Very saddened by the attack today in #Tunis. My thoughts are with the families of the victims. This tragedy is a painful reminder of the risks that police forces face in ensuring our safety”. Très attristé par…

Arrests of protesters in Tunisia

Tunisian authorities have arrested 18 people in the wake of protests that erupted after the suicide of a journalist who set himself on fire to protest economic problems officials said. Among arrested 13 are from the provincial city of Kasserine and five others from Tebourba, near Tunis, Interior Ministry spokesman Sofiane Zaag said. Clashes between…

EEAS vacancy for Libya

EEAS Vacancy Notice : FG III Administrative assistant – Libya – location Tunis PLACE OF EMPLOYMENT: Libya – location Tunis Deadline : 14/12/2018 18:00 Brussels time (Image above: Tripoli, Libya) CONTACT POINT: Contractagents-delegations@eeas.europa.eu ALLOWANCE for LIVING CONDITIONS (ICV): 15% (Tunis) INSTITUTION: EEAS PROFILE OF THE POST: Administrative assistant FUNCTION GROUP: FG III POST NUMBER: 287798 Link to…

Migrants shipwreck at Tunisian coast

Coastguards continue to recover bodies of migrants drowned in a shipwreck in the Mediterranean on Sunday (3/05/2018), reportedly the boat had sank next to Tunisian coast. According to updated info, the shipwreck off the Tunisian coasts may have caused over 110 deaths: 48 bodies recovered, maybe about 64 missing. — Flavio Di Giacomo (@fladig) June…

NATO to enhance cooperation with Tunisia

NATO continues to work with Tunisia on a defence-capacity building package and this including the support  for the development of special operation forces, intelligence, – said Jens Stoltenberg, the Secretary General of NATO. “..We are also looking into other areas, like for instance border control and other areas which are relevant for the fight against…

€200 million loan to Tunisia

The European Commission, on behalf of the EU, has today approved the disbursement of a €200 million loan to Tunisia. This disbursement marks the launch of the second Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA-II) programme to Tunisia. A total of €500 million will be disbursed in three instalments in 2017 and 2018. “Today’s disbursement to Tunisia is proof…