14 January 2013

Tunisia: President Marzouki Confers With Mauritanian President

Carthage — The development of relations between Tunisia and Mauritania was the focus of the meeting on Monday morning of Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.

At the end of the talks, Marzouki said they had turned notably on means to revive the Arab Maghreb union, stressing the concordant views of the two countries.

He also declared he had discussed with the Mauritanian President "some pending issues, especially those relating to security and stability in the south of the Sahara."

As to Mauritania's President, he said he had come to Tunisia "to share with Tunisia's people the celebration of the 2nd anniversary of their Revolution," pointing out "the strong ties between the two countries."

He also expressed hope that Tunisia's people will overcome "the post-Revolution problems," saying that Tunisia "is able to achieve progress and prosperity whose beginnings can already be felt."

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