The European Union is worried about the deterioration of the political and economic situation in Tunisia and fears a collapse of the country, declared Monday, March 20 the head of European diplomacy Josep Borrell.
The situation in Tunisia is very dangerous
,” he warned after a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels.
If Tunisia collapses, it risks causing migration flows to the EU and causing instability in the MENA region.
We want to avoid this situation
,” he said.
President Kaïs Saïed must sign with the IMF and implement the agreement.
Josep Borrell, High Representative for Foreign Affairs of the EU
The ministers asked Belgium and Portugal to send representatives on mission to Tunisia in order to carry out "
an assessment of the situation to enable the EU to direct its measures
", he specified.
The European Union cannot help a country unable to sign an agreement with the International Monetary Fund
” (IMF), he argued.
President Kaïs Saïed must sign with the IMF and implement the agreement, otherwise the situation will be very serious for Tunisia
,” he insisted.
President Saïed has granted himself all the powers since July 25, 2021 and has had many personalities arrested.
The main opposition parties denounce an "
" which is wobbling the young democracy that emerged from the first revolt of the Arab Spring in 2011.