Defence Minister learns about readiness of Special Forces Group in Menzel Jemil
11/11/2019 18:03, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP)- Acting Defence Minister Karim Jamoussi, on Monday, paid a visit to the Special Forces Group in Menzel Jemil, Governorate of Bizerte where he learnt about their readiness and inspected the special material and equipment made available to them.

Jamoussi commended the efforts made by the Special Forces Group to counter terrorism, reads a statement of the ministry.

The minister called for increasing the number of training sessions and joint tasks as well as consolidating intelligence services as part of an international cooperation with countries across the world.

He expressed the ministry’s willingness to purchase all necessary equipment so as to enhance the group's operational capacities and therefore counter any traditional threats that might face national security.

The Defence Minister paid tribute to all soldiers that had contributed, over the past two months, to eliminate several terrorists wo plotted attacks on the country's western heights.

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