Tunisia, Germany sign security co-operation agreement

Author : Mircea Birca | Wednesday, September 28, 2016
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imgA security co-operation agreement was signed between Tunisia and Germany at the end of a working session held Monday in Berlin, under the chairmanship of Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub and his German counterpart Thomas de Maizière.

According to a statement from the Interior Department, the agreement provides for the diversification of areas of bilateral co-operation, particularly in the exchange of expertise, intelligence and training.

The working session, attended by the Chairman of the Committee on Security Affairs at the German Parliament (Bundestag) and the Interior Minister of the Federal Land Saxony, Markus Ulbig, discussed several security issues, including ways to fight against terrorism, organised crime and illegal migration.

During his visit to Germany, Hedi Majdoub also had a meeting with President of the Federal Agency for Technical Relief (THW), Albrecht Broemme.

The meeting focused on ways to expand Tunisian-German co-operation in civil defence.

Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub, on Monday, made a working visit to Germany, at the invitation of his German counterpart Thomas de Maizière.

The visit is part of the development of security co-operation between Tunisia and Germany and increasing contacts and consultations between the two countries.

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