US Ambassador in Tunis Jacob Walles said his country “will soon make available to the Tunisian Air Force 12 UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters to aid in the fight against terrorism.”

Working sessions will be held, as of next week, with the National Defence Ministry to finalise this issue, he pointed out.

Answering a question on arrangements for the delivery of helicopters and whether it will be an ordinary transaction between two countries or a donation, Walles said details will be discussed in the coming few days with the National Defence Ministry. […]