Tunisian Interior Minister says will respond to British query over Sousse attack

Faced with British suspicion on a "chaotic" police intervention in the attack of Sousse, east of Tunisia, in 2015, Tunisian Interior Minister Hedi Majdoub said Wednesday that his department "will respond at the appropriate time."

"Every accusation must impose concrete evidence," said the Tunisian Minister in a brief statement.

On Tuesday, the British Justice issued its verdict on the Imperial Hotel attack in June 2015, killing 38 people, including 30 British tourists.

The hypothesis of negligence was not discarded because the Tunisian police intervention was "at best disorderly," reported some European media.

On the Tunisian side, the date of the trial following an investigation launched since last July has not been fixed yet.

However, 33 people are accused in this case, 14 of them under arrest, 12 in a state of freedom, including some hotel security agents in question, and seven others still absent, according to the spokesman of the Judicial anti-terrorism center, Sofien Selliti.

The reason for the accusation of the security units which worked at the Hotel the day of the attack is the "non-assistance and rescue at risk causing death" as mentioned in the Tunisian legislation.

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