EU will hand over Ben Ali's frozen assets

EU announced in Brussels, its approval of a new legal framework which would help Tunisia recover the assets stolen by deposed President Ben Ali, frozen since the Revolution.

EU will hand over Ben Ali's frozen assets

World Bulletin / News Desk 

The European Union (EU) announced, on Monday in Brussels, its approval of a new legal framework which would help Tunisia recover the assets stolen by deposed President Ben Ali, frozen since the eruption of the Revolution in Tunisia.

"The (European) ministers approved of a new legal framework that allows EU states to hand over the frozen assets," according to an EU communiqué reported by a French news agency.

The communiqué specifies that, "when judiciary measures are taken, they will allow the Tunisian authorities to recover the frozen assets as part of the EU sanctions on the Ben Ali regime."

Last Mod: 27 Kasım 2012, 10:22
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