ForMin Melescanu conveys to Tunisian PM Romania's support for North African's country reform process

Minister of Foreign Affairs Teodor Melescanu met on Friday with Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, the Foreign Ministry said in a release.

The Romanian chief diplomat expressed on this occasion Romania's desire to intensify economic diplomacy activities as an underlying support for the very good political dialogue between the two countries and reiterated the interest for the resumption as soon as possible of the works of the joint Romania - Tunisia Committee, the cited source said.

During the talks, Minister Teodor Melescanu "conveyed Romania's support for the Tunisian reform process as well as for strengthening the relations of the North African country with the EU, and welcomed Tunisia's progress in these areas." He also highlighted the role of joint youth cooperation as well as the exchange of experience in the fields of new technologies with a view to best adjusting the two countries to global transformations.

During the meeting, the Romanian and Tunisian dignitaries reviewed the political developments at regional and global level, while emphasizing support for political dialogue and negotiation as ways of solving the crisis files. The Romanian ForMin expressed his appreciation for Tunisia's role in the combat of terrorism and promoting peace and regional security, as well as for Tunisia's profile in the UN and the African Union.

On the same day, the Romanian Foreign Minister participated in the inauguration of the new premises of the Romanian Embassy in Tunis, the Ministry said. AGERPRES (RO - author: Oana Ghita, editor: Andreea Rotaru; EN - author: Simona Klodnischi, editor: Simona Iacob)

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