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Readout of the President's Call with Tunisian Interim Prime Minister Jebali

President Obama called Tunisia’s interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali today to congratulate him on his appointment and to underscore America’s strong support for Tunisia’s democratic transition.  The President and the Prime Minister discussed the importance of continued progress on meeting the democratic aspirations of all Tunisians.  The President praised Tunisia for its inclusive transition, which presents an historic chance for greater political and economic opportunity for all Tunisians.  The President reaffirmed America’s deep friendship with and support for the Tunisian people as they continue to press ahead with this new chapter in their country’s history.

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