October 2006
Background Notes on Countries of the World: Tunisia;Oct2006, p6
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The article presents information on the foreign relations of Tunisia. A long time policy of seeking good relations with the West, including the U.S., has been maintained by President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. An Interest section in Israel is being operated by the government of Tunisia from April 1996 until the outbreak of the second Intifada in 2000. Tunisia also supported the development of the Arab Maghreb Union that includes Algeria and Morocco.


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