Tunisia: High Representative/ Vice-President Josep Borrell speaks with President Kaïs Saïed

16 Oct: Tunisia: High Representative/ Vice-President Josep Borrell speaks with President Kaïs Saïed

(Source: EEAS)

High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the Commission Josep Borrell spoke by telephone on Friday 15 October with the President of Tunisia Kaïs Saïed.

They discussed the latest developments in Tunisia, including the appointment of Najla Bouden Romdhane as Prime Minister and the formation of her government. The High Representative stressed that the new government would have to respond to the country’s pressing economic and health challenges, and expressed the hope that the appointments would be an important first step towards preserving the democratic acquis made.

In this context, emphasising the European …