Tunisia, Germany Sign Security Cooperation Agreement

Berlin, – A security cooperation 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 Maiziere.

According to a statement from the Interior Department, the agreement provides for the diversification of areas of bilateral cooperation, particularly in the exchange of expertise, intelligence and training, Tunisia’s news agency (TAP) reported. The working session, discussed several security issues, including ways to fight against terrorism, organized 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 arrived in Germany Monday, at the invitation of his German counterpart Thomas de Maiziere. The visit is part of the development of security cooperation between Tunisia and Germany and increasing contacts and consultations between the two countries.

Source: Qatar News Agency