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Libyan Newswire

Minister Has Never Said Tunisia Recognises Two Governments in Libya

Reacting to the remarks of Libyan Information Minister (in the Tobruk-based government), Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Mokhtar Chaouachi said Minister Taieb Baccouche has never uttered remarks on any laquo recognition raquo of the two governments in Libya, nor has he used the word laquo recognition. raquo

Reached by phone by TAP, Chaouachi said the Minister of Foreign Affairs had indicated that Tunisia laquo deals with the two governments in terms of consular representation in the interest of the two Tunisian community in Libya and to foster the relations of brotherhood between the two peoples. raquo

laquo In its Tuesday’s issue Tunisian Arabic-language daily laquo Al-Maghreb raquo had quoted Libyan Minister of Information Omar Al-Gouiri as expressing disapproval with Foreign Minister Taieb Baccouche’s statement on a laquo recognition of the two governments raquo in Libya.

Source : Tunis Afrique Presse