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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Work, Tunisian Defense Minister Discuss Issues at Pentagon

DoD News, Defense Media Activity

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2015 – Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work and Tunisian Minister of Defense His Excellency Farhat Horchani discussed issues of mutual concern during their meeting at the Pentagon today, according to a DoD news release.

The two leaders discussed the importance of the U.S.-Tunisian defense partnership, Tunisia’s security situation and counterterrorism assistance, the release said.

Partnership With Tunisia

Work committed to continuing to grow a military relationship with Tunisia, according to the release.

Both leaders stated that they look forward to working together well into the future, the release said.

Tunisia’s minister of defense is visiting Washington, D.C., to attend the 30th U.S.-Tunisian Military Commission, which deepens cooperation and addresses common security challenges, according to the release.

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