Tunisia, Germany announce new immigration deal

2017-03-03 21:33
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Tunis - Tunisia and Germany announced on Friday a new agreement on tackling illegal migration, during a visit by Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The accord follows frictions between the two countries over the case of a Tunisian rejected asylum seeker blamed for a truck rampage at a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people.

This agreement "will satisfy Tunisia and will satisfy Germany," Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi said at a joint press conference with Merkel.

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