AA / Tunis
The Ambassador of the United States in Tunis, Donald Blome, expressed, Thursday, the will of his country to continue to support Tunisia at all levels in order to help it anchor its democratic process and succeed in its economic transition.
Blome made these remarks after a meeting with the manager of the Tunisian Ministry of Economy, Finance and Investment Support, Sihem Boughdiri Nemsia.
The American diplomat reiterated his country’s commitment to continue the work and consultations on the main bilateral financial and technical cooperation programs, and to support international and regional donor financial institutions to help Tunisia overcome the difficulties and challenges. , according to a statement made public by the Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Investment Support.
For his part, Sihem Boughdiri Nemsia affirmed that economic reforms and investment programs were the priorities for the coming period, stressing the will to strengthen the various bilateral cooperation programs and to work to upgrade them in the faster, according to the same source.
Donald Blome’s remarks reinforce those made last Tuesday by US Under-Secretary of State Victoria Nuland. She said that Washington intended to maintain its support for the democratic experiment in Tunisia and was ready to strengthen cooperation in this regard.
The American official had met the Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Othman Jerandi, on the sidelines of the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly, which started on September 20 and will continue until the 27 of the same month.
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