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The Chief of Government Conferred with Italian Interior Minister

Published the:  25/04/2013

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24th of April 2013 - The Chief of Government Mr. Ali Larayedh received at the Government Palace in El Kasbah Italian Interior Minister Mrs. Maria Cancellieri. The meeting was in the presence of Interior Minister Mr. Lotfi Ben Jeddou.
The Italian Minister declared that the talk discussed the issues of common interest between the two countries, particularly the enhancement of partnership in all fields within the framework of activating the agreements of 5+5 dialogue. Mrs. Maria Cancellieri stressed that her country is committed to cooperate with Tunisia in the success of the transitional period in order to build a democratic state that guarantees freedom and fundamental rights.  
The Italian Minister considered the phenomenon of illegal immigration a ″tragedy for the Tunisian families″. She highlighted the efforts exerted by Italy to study the file of the missing based on the documents submitted to it by its counterpart Tunisia. Italy has legalized the presence of thousands of Tunisians in its territory and legitimized employment contracts for employees of different nationalities, especially Tunisians, affirmed Mrs. Cancellieri.
The Italian Minister concluded by emphasizing that Italy is willing to be the Ambassador of Tunisia to the governments and peoples of the European Union.