Posted by: APO | 8 June 2016

MEPs approve €500m in fresh EU loans to Tunisia

A plan to lend Tunisia €500 million on favourable terms to help it reduce its external debt and consolidate its democratic mechanisms was backed by MEPs on Wednesday. MEPs backed the plan by 561 votes to 76, with 42 abstentions. “The major challenges Tunisia are the economic downturn, soaring unemployment, and terrorist attacks that frightened away tourists. At the same time, Tunisia has received… Read more on


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