Tunis/Tunisia — Cooperation between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the parliamentary institution and ways to develop it were discussed at a meeting Thursday between Foreign Minister Noureddine Erray and members of the Parliamentary Committee of Rights, Freedoms and External Relations.*
Foreign policy was also on the agenda.
The Minister was quoted in a statement by the Foreign Affairs Department as stressing the need for coordination between the different state structures to safeguard the higher interests of the homeland.
He reaffirmed the readiness of his department to facilitate the mission of deputies concerned by this issue.
The minister deemed "essential" to broaden the dialogue between the various ministerial departments and national institutions to initiate a reform of diplomatic action to enhance the country's shining nationally and internationally.
During this meeting, the MPs asked about the official position of Tunisia on several regional and international issues as well as on the action plan of the Foreign Affairs Department for the next period.