31 October 2012, 03:56

Tunisia denies terrorist camps

Tunisia denies terrorist camps

Tunisia's Interior Ministry denied reports by some local media about the existence of two terrorist training camps in the country. According to journalists, the Islamists are trained in Tunisia and then sent to Syria and Mali.

Tunisia's Interior Ministry denied reports by some local media about the existence of two terrorist training camps in the country. According to journalists, the Islamists are trained in Tunisia and then sent to Syria and Mali.

In a statement the ministry stressed that the reports are not true and that the security forces, along with the military, provide for the "reliable protection of all frontiers." However, the situation has remained difficult.

In June, the authorities announced that the in the south of the country, along the borders of Tunisia, Algeria and Libya, the area is considered a "closed zone".

In the area there are constant clashes between Al-Qaeda militants and army units.

Voice of Russia, RIA

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