Tunisia will need more than five billion euros ($5.4 billion) of external assistance to balance its 2020 budget, the prime minister said on Tuesday, even as coronavirus infections in the country appear to stall.
Tunisians wearing protective masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic walk by on a street in the Kram area of the capital Tunis on May 8, 2020. (AFP)
Tunisia's economy is expected to contract by 4.3 percent this year, the international lender said at the time, marking the deepest recession since the country's independence in 1956.
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