Tunisia – Meeting between Laurent Fabius and his new counterpart, Khemaies Jhinaoui (January 7, 2016)


Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, called his new Tunisian counterpart, Khemaies Jhinaoui, on January 7 to congratulate him on his appointment.

He reaffirmed France’s support for Tunisia and its young democracy, notably within international forums. He stressed that the fight against terrorism represented a considerable challenge for both our countries, which should further intensify their security cooperation.

Laurent Fabius also referred to the preparations for the major bilateral events in 2016, including the Tunisian prime minister’s forthcoming visit to France and the French prime minister’s visit to Tunisia.