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'The threat is not confined to Tunisia'

July 10th, 2015

Episode 474 of 1349 episodes

All British nationals are being urged to leave Tunisia because "a further terrorist attack is highly likely", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says. Oliver Miles is a former British Ambassador to Libya and former head of the Foreign Office's Near East and North African Department: “There clearly is a threat but what puzzles me is the threat is not confined to Tunisia and is not confined to the British.” “Why are we focusing on Tunisia? Is it because 30 people got killed their two week ago? It’s not a good reason.”

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