Tunisia ministry says Qatar freezes Ben Ali assets

By REUTERS
May 31, 2011 22:51

 
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TUNIS - Qatar has frozen the assets belonging to deposed Tunisian president Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali and his family, a spokesman for the Tunisian ministry of justice said on Tuesday.

"Qatar has issued an order to freeze the funds and assets of the deposed president and his wife and family in response to a letter from the Tunisian minister of justice," Kathem Zine el Abidine, a ministry of justice spokesman, told a press conference.

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