المرصد السوري لحقوق الانسان
The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

For 1st time since diplomatic ties cut | Syria and Tunis FMs meet in New York

At the sideline of the UN general Assembly meeting in New York, the Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal al-Miqdad met with his Tunisain counterpart, Othman al-Garandy in the first meeting between the two countries officials since the Tunisian President has cut relations with Damascus in 2012 and sacked the Syrian ambassador in Tunis after holding Syria Friends Conferences in Tunis.

The two top diplomats have discussed the recent regional developments and al-Garandy stressed his country keenness for restoring stability and security completely in Syria.

Meanwhile, al-Miqdad expressed his belief in the Tunisian leadership and people to go beyond all the difficulties and has explained the challenges that face Syria currently.

In 2015, Tunis sought to restore diplomatic ties with Syria, and announced it would appoint s consular or a diplomat to follow the Tunisian conditions in Damascus and those joined Jihadist groups, given the terrorist file has seen severe argument over the possibly of their return back.

A parliamentarian investigation committee was formed over the Jihadist networks in 2015 that has been met by political divisions.

Calls repeated by Tunisian opposition parties to restore ties with Syria and that had organized several protests for that purpose.

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