Tunisia’s president says country is ‘not safe’

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A week after a gunman killed 38 people at a tourist resort in Sousse, on Saturday, Tunisia’s president said that the country is “not safe” from future extremist attacks.

President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a national state of emergency, which will last for 30 days.

“Tunisia faces a very serious danger and it should take any possible measures to maintain security and safety,” he said in a televised address. “As we see in other countries, if attacks like Sousse happen again, the country will collapse.”

On Friday, police patrolled the area of the attack while tourists gathered on the beach to honor the victims, including 30 Britons, three Irish, two Germans, one Belgian, one Portuguese and one Russian. Read more…

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