The Tunisian Foreign Ministry announced, on Monday, that the preparations for the visit of the President of the Republic, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, started as it had been previously agreed upon without setting a date for it.
This came during the meeting of the Tunisian Foreign Minister, Othman Jerandi, with the Algerian ambassador to Tunisia, Azouz Baalal.
A statement of the Tunisian Foreign Ministry said; “The meeting dealt with the ongoing preparations for the upcoming visit that President Abdelmadjid Tebboune will pay to Tunisia, where the minister confirmed the need to embody the will that leads the leaders of the two countries towards achieving a qualitative leap in the level of bilateral cooperation to realize important economic projects of common benefits”.
“It is very important to develop the legal framework that regulates the bilateral cooperation, enriching it and diversifying it to include new and various fields to serve the common interests”, the Tunisian FM added.
According to the same source; “The meeting was also an occasion to deal with developments in the region, as the minister noted the congruence of the two countries’ views regarding the Libyan crisis, which must be addressed through a political solution in which all Libyans participate without discrimination or exclusion, asserting that the neighbouring countries have an important role in any political process which aimed at resolving the crisis in a manner that preserves security and stability in this brother country and the entire region”.
“The FM reaffirmed that the current developments in the Arab and Mediterranean region require raising the level of coordination and consultation between Tunisia and Algeria, and joint action to address the challenges facing the two countries”.
“The Algerian ambassador valued the strategic relationships between the two brotherly countries, confirming Algeria’s keenness to further support and diversify areas of cooperation to achieve common interests”.
“He reiterated the importance of raising the level of coordination and consultation on regional and international files of common interest, foremost of which is the Libyan file”.