Close relations between Serbia and Tunisia since the founding of the Non-Aligned Movement

09. Jul 2021.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Serbia, Nikola Selaković, talked today with the Ambassador of Tunisia, Seyf Rejeb.

Minister Selaković stated that bilateral relations between Serbia and Tunisia are traditionally good, friendly and without open issues.

The head of Serbian diplomacy said that our country is clearly determined to continue the political dialogue at the high and highest level, and he sent an invitation to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia, Othman Jerandi, to visit Serbia.

Selaković especially reminded of the close relations within the Movement of Non-Aligned Countries, where presidents Josip Broz Tito and Habib Bourguiba played a leading role. He informed his interlocutor about the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Belgrade Conference and the first summit of the non-aligned, and called for Tunisia to be represented by the highest officials in Belgrade in mid-October.

The Minister thanked Tunisia for its consistent support for the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Serbia and for not recognizing the unilaterally declared independence of the so-called Kosovo, as well as for the support in international organizations.

Selaković pointed out that it is necessary to strengthen economic cooperation, but also pointed out the potentials for further development and strengthening of cooperation in the fields of agriculture, trade, infrastructure, defense, security.