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Delegation to Visit Libya to Know the Fate of Kidnapped Tunisians – FM

Convening, Wednesday, the crisis response unit in charge of the follow-up of the situation in Libya examined the preparations pledged for the visit of a Tunisian delegation in Libya to know the fate of the three kidnapped Tunisians, the Foreign Affairs Ministry indicated.

The Foreign Ministry announces in a statement, that a delegation, made up of representatives of Ministries and Tunisian concerned structures, is in permanent contact with the Libyan sides on the case of the kidnapped Tunisians namely the two journalists Sofiene Chourabi and Nadhir Gtari and employee of Tunisia’s embassy in Tripoli, Walid Ksikssi.

The participants in the meeting of the crisis response unit, including the Ministries of the Interior and Defence, underlined the need to include the file of the three kidnapped Tunisians in the agenda of the 6th ministerial meeting of Libya’s neighbouring countries, due in Chad capital, N’djamena. The aim is to place emphasis on the importance of this file for the Tunisian state, the same source underlined.

Convening under the chairmanship of Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Fayccedilal Gouia, the crisis response unit examined the contact carried out officially and unofficially with the Libyan parties concerning this case.

The meeting was also an occasion to examine the data received by the Tunisian authorities on this subject in particular after the meetings held between the Libyan Interior Minister and Tunisian senior officials.

Source : Tunis Afrique Presse