Memorandum of Understanding Between the U.S. Embassy and the Ministry of Interior to Bolster Bilateral Security Cooperation

Ambassador Donald Blome and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) outlining our two countries’ shared security strategy. The MOU provides a framework to discuss the United States’ security assistance programs with Tunisia and further expands cooperation in the areas of counterterrorism, border security, police training, and institution building. “Today is a true milestone in our bilateral relationship and this MOU reflects Tunisia’s position as a preferred security partner in the region due to our shared commitment to democratic principles.”  — Ambassador Blome.