Washington urges Tunisia to bring embassy attackers to trial




 
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October 14th, 2012  
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Topic: Washington urges Tunisia to bring embassy attackers to trial


Tunis (Reuters) - Washington on Sunday urged Tunisia to bring the attackers of its embassy here last month to trial and pledged to continue support for the democratic transition in Tunisia, the cradle of the Arab Spring. "I call upon the Tunisian government to conduct its investigation and bring the perpetrators and instigators of this attack to justice," U.S. Ambassador Jacob Walles said in a letter to Tunisians marking a month after the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Tunis. Salafists attacked the embassy last month to protest a film made in California deemed offensive to Islam. ...

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