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Chahed meets Turkish FM

Published the:  24/12/2018

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(TAP) - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed met at the Kasbah Government Palace on Monday with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoglu.

The relations of friendship and bilateral co-operation were under focus at the meeting, the Prime Ministry said in a statement.

Youssef Chahed emphasised the importance of working to boost trade between the two countries on the basis of the win-win equation, taking into account the specificities of the Tunisian economy in this transition phase.

For his part, the Turkish Minister said he understood the preventive measures, temporarily, taken by Tunisia to reduce the deficit of its trade balance with Turkey.

The Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting Tunisia on December 23 and 24, at the invitation of his counterpart Khemaies Jhinaoui