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Measures to take to secure border regions under focus as Caid Essebsi meets Essid

Published the:  07/03/2016

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07 March 2016 - TAP - The developments of the security situation in Ben Guerdane were under focus at a meeting, Monday in Carthage Palace, between President Beji Caid Essebsi and Prime Minister Habib Essid.

The meeting was also an opportunity to consider measures to take to secure border regions in the south of Tunisia to face up to terrorists and ensure citizens’ security, the Presidency said in a press release.

The Prime Minsiter had earlier summoned the ministers of national defence and interior for an urgent meeting to monitor the situation in Ben Guerdane where simultaneous attacks were carried out by a terrorist group on police and National Guard districts and military barracks.