EU leaders pledge security cooperation, aid for Tunisia

March 20, 2015 12:23 PM

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EU leaders pledge security cooperation, aid for Tunisia

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders agreed on Friday to increase cooperation with Tunisia following an Islamist attack on tourists in the capital this week, saying they would also offer more economic assistance to the new Arab democracy.

In a statement agreed at an EU summit in Brussels, the leaders condemned the Tunis attack and expressed sympathy for the victims. It added: "The European Union and its member states will intensify cooperation with Tunisia to counter this common terrorist threat, to strengthen Tunisia's promising dem...

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