Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged German and Italian plans to train Libyan security forces in Tunisia.
The border crossing of Ras Jedir was temporarily closed after shots were fired on the Libyan side of the border on Saturday January 30.
The European Union, with Ministry of Vocational Training and Employment, launched a 'Support Program for Professional Training and Integration' with a 3 million Euro grant.
Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, General Petr Pavel concluded a two day visit to Tunisia to discuss NATO's Mediterranean Dialogue and the situation in LIbya.
The move coming ahead of the weekend will be well received by businesses such as restaurants reliant on nightlife and by retailers as this weekend marks the beginning of the winter sales season.
Essid's proposals (if enacted) are far from a solution to Tunisia's structural economic problems, but they are at long last after two weeks of protests, a response.
The Members of the European Parliament in charge of trade approved a measure to double for two years the Tunisia's olive oil exports which are exempted from trade tariffs.
Unemployed protesters took to the streets again today, January 28, in the governorates of Kasserine, Gafsa, Kebili, Sidi Bouzid, Beja, Tataouine, Sousse and Kairouan.