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Office of the Vice President
For Immediate Release

Readout of the Vice President's Meeting with Prime Minister Youssef Chahed

The Vice President met today with the Tunisian Prime Minister to reaffirm the United States' support for Tunisia as it works to strengthen its security capacity, implement essential economic reforms, and continue developing its democratic institutions. The Vice President applauded the Prime Minister’s recent efforts to combat corruption, and encouraged the Prime Minister to continue making sustainable reforms that will attract investment and create jobs for Tunisians. The two leaders highlighted the strong cooperation between their countries, whose relationship dates to 1797.