Algeria gives $100 million in aid to Tunisia

Algeria has given Tunisia $100 million in financial aid to support its North African neighbor struggling toward democracy after an uprising ousted the country’s longtime autocratic leader.

Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi announced the aid Wednesday, a day after returning from his first trip abroad, to Algeria and Morocco. The official TAP news agency carried the news.

Of the funds, $10 million is in outright aid…read more


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