2 April 2014

Tunisia: Marzouki Confers in Brussels With Slovenian President, Estonian PM

Brussels — Slovenia's President Borut Pahor praised, on Wednesday, the progress made in Tunisia's transition to democracy as well as the consensus garnered by the new basic law.

Borut Pahor said his country is following with keen interest the democratic transition in Tunisia as he met in Brussels with Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki on the sidelines of the 4th EU-Africa Summit.

The Tunisian Revolution will succeed in building a real democracy in the region, he highlighted.

In this connection, the Slovenian President underscored his country's willingness to strengthen cooperation with Tunisia in trade and tourism.

Besides, the Caretaker President and Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas talked cooperation and means to boost it in the various fields.

Roivas commended the advances made in Tunisia's transition to democracy and said the country is on the right track to meet its goals.

He expressed Estonia's readiness to boost partnership with Tunisia.

Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki is participating in the 4th EU-Africa Summit.

The event, held on April 2-3 in Brussels, Belgium, focuses on the theme "Investing in People, Prosperity and Peace."

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