The US and Tunisia on 3 June signed a loan guarantee agreement which will allow the North African country to access up to $500mn in affordable financing from international capital markets.

The guarantee “underscores the United States’ commitment to the people of Tunisia and their democratic transition… [and] is designed to support Tunisia as it pursues important reforms that will provide the foundation for economic growth and prosperity,” the USAID says. (CONTINUED - 285 WORDS)