July 29, 2013
By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA Associated Press
TUNIS, Tunisia — Gunmen ambushed a Tunisian army patrol Monday in a mountainous border region known as an Islamic militant stronghold, killing at least eight soldiers, the presidential spokesman said.
Notes internacionals CIDOB, núm. 73
Tunisia remains very dependent on international good will: despite receiving aid and loans worth $1.5bn last year, the growing current account deficit has reduced hard currency reserves to the equivalent of three and a half months cover of imports.
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