Tunisian authorities expect that Russia will supply the country technical means to combat terrorism, the head of the Foreign Ministry of the country Mongi Hamdi said.
“We are also concerned about such threats and challenges, the situation in Syria, Iraq, the spread of terrorism and the impact of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. “We hope that Russia will help us to combat these challenges, including through the supply of necessary equipment,” he said before a meeting with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow.
According to Interfax-AVN, Tunisian Minister said that his country was ready to supply a number of products in exchange for European suppliers. “We are ready to deliver to Russia a number of its products, which are now Russia is not getting from Europe”, he said. According Hamdi primarily talking about olive oil.