«This meeting of ours is an opportunity to underline the friendship that exists between our peoples, between our countries. I would like to take up the reflections we made together two years ago and underline once again how Italy stands alongside Tunisia in the important challenges that exist" and "reaffirm our willingness to collaborate ever more intensely". This was stated by the President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, as he received the President of the Tunisian Republic, Kaïs Saïed at the Quirinale.
“Welcome, Mr. President. It is a pleasure. Welcome back to the Quirinale, I am happy to meet you again. It is an opportunity to reaffirm once again the link between Tunisia and Italy. In this period, you have met the Italian Prime Minister several times in Tunis and Rome and, therefore, you know Italy's positions, orientations and initiatives well », Mattarella underlined.
"The Tunisian President Kais Saied, during his meeting with the Italian President Sergio Mattarella, affirmed our country's aspiration to materialize and relaunch the agreements signed with Italy", reads the Twitter account of the Tunisian presidency regarding today's meeting at the Quirinale, where the head of state Mattarella received Saied. The Tunisian president, continues the tweet, also expressed "Tunisia's willingness to strengthen and expand its commercial and investment partnerships with Italy".