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Interim President receives delegation of AU Group of Wise Persons

Published the:  12/04/2011

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April 12, 2011 TAP - Interim President Foued Mebazaa received, on Tuesday, a delegation of the African Union (AU)'s Group of Wise Persons, led by Mr. Miguel Trovoada, former President of Sao Tome and Principe.
"On behalf of all Africa, we express our admiration for this extraordinary Revolution achieved by the Tunisian people," declared Mr. Trovoada at the end of the meeting, adding that the African Union is ready to "support" the Tunisian authorities, to help them succeed this "historical task".
"Africa as a whole has its eyes turned towards Tunisia, he said, noting, in this regard, the global dimension of the Tunisian Revolution.
He also expressed satisfaction at the talks the delegation had with Tunisian officials.
"The measures taken and the state of mind we have found here give us guarantees as to the success of this process" he said, noting the importance of next July 24's elections for the future of Tunisia.
The meeting was attended by Foreign Affairs Minister Mouldi Kéfi.