Foreign Minister meets with German ambassador in Tunis

Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray had a meeting, Wednesday in Tunis, with German ambassador in Tunis Andreas Reinicke.

The meeting discussed ways to boost Tunisian-German cooperation and the support that could be brought by Germany to Tunisia at the bilateral level and within the framework of the EU institutions.

The minister commended the high-level cooperation between the two countries, particularly the economic, financial, technical and development partnership,

Erray expressed the Tunisian government's appreciation for Germany's support to the democratic experience in Tunisia, highlighting the difficulty of the current stage and Tunisia's need for strengthened partnership with this country to achieve economic transition and meet social and development challenges.

"Tunisia yearns to draw on Germany's presidency of the European Union, as of July 2020, as well as from its presidency of the G7 in January 2021 to earn support for Tunisia's proposals and programmes with the European and international institutions,” he stressed.

The German ambassador expressed his country’s willingness to provide further support to Tunisia so as to boost its economy and overcome its social, development and democratic transition challenges.

Andreas Reinicke also expressed the German government's commitment to stepping coordination and fostering cooperation with Tunisia both bilaterally and within the framework of the European partnership in different fields, particularly in employment, tourism, good governance and investment.

The meeting also reviewed regional and international issues of common interest, namely the Libyan crisis as well as efforts to reduce the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.


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