Reuters cites the Atlantic council for hosting an event with Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki:

The United States is planning to sell Tunisia a dozen advanced attack helicopters as Washington seeks to help the North African state stamp out a mounting threat from Islamist militants.

“We asked the United States to give us about 12 Black Hawks,” Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said during a speech on Tuesday at the Atlantic Council, a Washington think tank.

“We badly need them now,” he said.

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