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Tunisia

Volume 201: debated on Friday 20 December 1991

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement about relations with Tunisia.

They remain good. I made a successful visit to Tunisia on 2–3 December. On 17 December British Gas signed a $600 million contract to develop an offshore gas field. This is the largest ever British investment in Tunisia. It marks a breakthrough for the British private sector and will, I hope, generate further export opportunities.