Tunisia’s financial situation is critical, but the government has no intention of requesting a rescheduling of its foreign debt, Finance Minister Ali Kooli said on Wednesday.
Tunisia has started talks with the IMF about a financial assistance package.
Kooli said negotiations were also under way with other potential lenders, including Qatar, to help finance the state budget.
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