The Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs Rafik Abdessalem will be in Ankara, Turkey for a two-day visit. The diplomatic event began yesterday, January 10, and will continue throughout today.
A press conference was held yesterday hosted by Ahmed Daoud Oglo, the Turkish Minister of Foreign affairs. During the meeting Abdessalem asserted, “The important status of Turkey for Tunisia,” valuing Turkey’s relationship with Tunisia and its support for the Tunisian Revolution.
Both ministers signed an agreement to implement a plan of action for 2012, which will include official visits and bilateral activities to reinforce economic cooperation.
The event followed Turkish Prime Minister Kamal Tayyip Erdogan’s visit to Tunisia in September 2011. Erdogan’s diplomatic trip was also organized as an effort intended to boost bilateral relations between Turkey and Tunisia.