EU proposes more aid, trade pact to support Tunisia



The European Commission proposed on Thursday to increase aid to Tunisia and complete a deeper trade pact within three years, as the EU seeks to support the new government in Tunis and support it on its difficult path to democracy.
The bloc would nearly double its current annual aid to 300 million euros (£258.4 million) until 2020, as well as lend 500 million euros to help stabilise the Tunisian economy, to be disbursed this year and next. European development bank loans and other financing also could bring 800 million euros for infrastructure projects.
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29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 35
Source: Reuters
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