Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, met with Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi on Wednesday.
The Iranian diplomat, who is on a visit to Tunisia as the special envoy of Iran’s president, conveyed to the Tunisian president the warmest greetings of his Iranian counterpart.
The Iranian diplomat also elaborated on the latest developments pertaining to the Iran nuclear deal as well as Washington’s unilateral pullout from the agreement and its violation of this multilateral international deal.
Jaberi Ansari also presented a report on the measures adopted by Iran to help settle regional crises peacefully, and underlined Tehran’s determination to further boost mutual relations and cooperation with Tunis on different political, economic and cultural fronts.
The Tunisian president, in turn, expressed gratitude to President Rouhani and touched upon the grandeur of the culture, history and civilization of Iran.
He also elaborated on the dimensions of his country’s independent foreign policy on regional and international issues, and expressed hope Tehran-Tunis ties will further expand in all areas based on the mutual interests of both nations.