Tunisia: Diplomatic Messaging with Tehran May Signal Nascent Courtship

by | Jul 13, 2022 | Diplomacy, Tunisia



On 11 July 2022, Tunisian President Kais Saied held a call with Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi. The two counterparts exchanged Aid al-Adha greetings and affirmed a shared desire to work toward mutually beneficial cooperation between the “two brotherly peoples.” Former Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had previously referred to Tunisia as Iran’s gateway to North Africa and Europe.

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