February 2008
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Tunisia;Feb2008, p1
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The article presents information on the relations of Tunisia with other countries. Despite occasionally strained relations, Tunisia has sought to maintain good relations with its neighbors Libya and Algeria. In 2002, the country signed an agreement with Algeria to demarcate the maritime frontier between the two countries. Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has maintained the nation's long-time policy of seeking good relations with the West, including the U.S., while playing an active role in Arab and African regional bodies.


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