(MENAFN - Trend News Agency) Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui on Tuesday expressed Tunisia's willingness to strengthen its cooperation with the United States in all areas, Trend reported citing Xinhua.
"During a meeting held Tuesday with U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia Donald Blome at the headquarters of the Tunisian ministry, Jhinaoui underlined the importance of strengthening the consultation and the exchange of experiences between the two countries," said a statement issued by Foreign Ministry.
The two sides discussed issues related to bilateral cooperation, including the holding of the second session of the Joint Economic Commission and the third session of the Tunisia-U.S. Strategic Dialogue.
They also exchanged views on international and regional issues of common interest, including the development of the situation in Libya.
In this regard, the Tunisian minister stressed that the political process is the only way to avoid escalation and guarantee the unity and stability of Libya.
For his part, Blome reiterated the U.S. commitment to continue supporting the democratic process in Tunisia and booting the bilateral cooperation in all areas.
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