The Address | Benghazi – Libya
TUNIS – the Tunisian Foreign Minister, Noureddine Erray, met the Greek counterpart Nikos Dendias in Tunis today. The sides discussed their views on the situation in the region, in particular on the Libyan crisis.
The heads of diplomacy in Tunis and Athens stressed that Tunisia and Greece are both in favor of a peaceful and consensual inter-Libyan solution, according to a statement released by the Tunisian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The parties stressed the attachment of the two countries to international legitimacy and United Nations resolutions and their refusal of any foreign interference.
Erray said the meeting with Dendias focused on regional and international issues of common interest. The parties also spoke of cooperation in the Mediterranean region and more precisely of that established between Tunisia and the EU.
Regarding the Libyan crisis, Erray reiterated Tunisia’s constant position based on respect for international law and on the search for a peaceful and consensual solution among Libyans.
“Tunisia rejects any foreign interference and any military solution. We are about to establish the necessary contacts to coordinate with the international parties involved in the crisis and with neighboring countries, in particular Algeria, to achieve the expected objectives,” added Erray .