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Caretaker President receives Libyan NTC Chairman

Published the:  18/06/2011

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June 18, 2011 - TAP - Interim President Foued Mebazaa received, on Saturday in Carthage, Libyan National Transitional Council (NTC) Chairman Mustapha Abdeljelil and the delegation escorting him who are on a visit in Tunisia to "congratulate the Tunisian people for their illustrious Revolution and extend to Tunisia their thanks and consideration for its considerable humanitarian efforts to help the Libyan people who are going through hard times in their history".
He pointed out that "this noble stand is by no means strange to the Tunisian people who have been tied to the Libyan people by very tight, constant and historical bonds".
This meeting also offered the opportunity to reassert Tunisia's siding with the brotherly Libyan people at this difficult juncture, and highlight the fraternal relations between the two Tunisian and Libyan peoples.
National Defence Minister Abdelkrim Zbidi, Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Radhouane Nouicer and Secretary of State to the Prime Ridha Belhaj attended the meeting.