The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad receives the American adviser for foreign affairs.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Migration and Tunisians Abroad, Othman Jerandi, received Wednesday at the headquarters of the department, Mr. Derek H. Chollet, the American Counselor of the U.S. Department of State.

At this meeting ,M.Jerandi welcomed the excellent level reached by the relations of friendship and bilateral cooperation, saying Tunisia is looking forward to further developing this cooperation and giving fresh impetus to the strategic partnership between the two countries.

For his part,Counselor of U.S. Department of State Derek H. Chollet reaffirmed his country's support to Tunisia, to continue preserving the democratic gains, the foundations of the rule of law and the values of modernity that bind the two countries.

The U.S. official also emphasised the US willingness to work with Tunisia to address many challenges, and continue the dialogue on several issues of common interest.

M.Jerandi assured as well the U.S. official that the exceptional measures announced by President Kais Saied last July 25 are based on Article 80 of the Constitution. They are aimed at protecting the state and its institutions and at the same time deal with the political, economic, social and health crises.

Mr.Jerandi stressed also the commitment to the republican and democratic regime, respect for human rights, freedoms, and the rule of law, reiterating the firm commitment of the President of the Republic to fight corruption, as announced during his statements and meetings with various US and foreign delegations.

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