Traveling to Tunisia? Taking electronics? You may want to read this…
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Tunisian government protests against a decision to restrict carry-on electronic goods on flights from Tunisia.
What happened: Britain announced that from Saturday it will ban passengers from carrying some phones, laptops and tablets on flights from six countries in the Middle East including Tunisia.
How it went down: Tunisia’s government summons the British ambassador to protest against a decision to restrict carry-on electronic goods on flights from Tunisia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.
Tunisia’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the British decision was “unjustified” and did not reflect an improved security situation in Tunisia.
“Tunisia is surprised by this decision, which was taken without consultation with the Tunisian authorities or informing them in advance…”