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Chinese Deputy FM reasserts his country's sustained support to Tunisia

Published the:  07/03/2011

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March 7, 2011 - TAP - Chinese Deputy Foreign Minister Zhai Jun said "China is following with great interest Tunisia's events and wishes success for Tunisia and its people in their struggle to win all challenges".
In a statement after his meeting with Prime Minister the Interim Government Béji Caïd Essebsi, the Chinese official said: "on behalf of the Chinese government, I reiterate our constant support to the progress of Tunisia and its people on the path of development".
Mr. Zhai Jun also said his talk with the Prime Minister had reviewed ways to develop the relations of friendship between China and Tunisia and fields of future co-operation between both countries.
He added that this his country has decided to grant Tunisia a donation of 40 million Yuans (over six million dollars), under the form of investment in a development project that will be defined later by both sides.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Radhouane Nouisser Secretary of State to the Minister of Foreign Minister and China's ambassador in Tunis.