Monday

30th May 2016

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EU to unfreeze Egyptian and Tunisian assets

The EU announced Monday it would lift the asset freeze on Egyptian and Tunisian funds, imposed as sanctions before the Arab Spring ousted the hardline rulers. The move "should enable the release and return to the Egyptian and Tunisian authorities of funds frozen under EU sanctions," the EU Council said.

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