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PM meets with Mauritanian President in Nouakchott

Published the:  06/11/2018

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(TAP Correspondent Aida Hichri) - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met on Tuesday in Nouakchott with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdelaziz.

Chahed said he had discussed with the Mauritanian president bilateral co-operation in various fields and ways to expand it.

Speaking to reporters, he added that it was agreed to draw on the Mauritanian experience in the renewable sector and the Tunisian experience in the field of training and rehabilitation of human resources.

Youssef Chahed said the Mauritanian president stressed the need for further consultations between Tunisia and Mauritania to develop the political and economic relations and to intensify meetings between both countries’ officials.

Regarding the crisis in Libya, Chahed said Tunisia and Mauritania are now hoping to see the efforts of the Libyan Government of National Accord and the UN-backed political settlement process crowned with success.

The goal is to restore stability in this country which is already facing many difficulties, he said.

In addition, the Prime Minister stressed the commitment of the two countries to the Maghreb joint action and their will to achieve the integration of the Arab Maghreb Union (AMU) in the service of the member states.

He also praised the efforts of the Mauritanian President to strengthen co-operation in the African continent, reaffirming Tunisia's readiness to boost tripartite cooperation between Tunisia, Mauritania and other African countries.

The Prime Minister congratulated Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on the success of the legislative elections that took place last September and the success of the referendum on the revision of the Constitution that took place on August 5, 2017