Main objectives of the Tunisian diplomacy
The edification of the Arab Maghreb Union as a strategic choice. President Ben Ali has brought a decisive contribution to the creation of the Arab Maghreb Union and has ceaselessly striven to concretize and energize the Maghrebi integration process.
The strengthening of the bonds solidarity and friendship as well as of the consolidation of cooperation and common action within the Arab world. A testimony of this fact is the success of the Tunisian chairmanship of the 16th summit of the Arab League which elaborated a program of political, economic and social reforms to the benefit of the Arab world and its peoples.
The promotion of the peace process in the Middle-East as a way towards reaching a just and lasting settlement to the conflicts besetting the area.
The development of the bonds of cooperation with African countries, as well as the peaceful settlement of conflicts in the continent.
The realization of the objectives highlighted within the framework of the association agreement and of the free trade agreement with the EEC.
The strengthening of the Euro-Mediterranean solidarity along with the impulse given to the "5+5" dialogue during the First Heads of States and Governments Summit held in December 2003 in Tunis.
The setting up and consolidation of partnership and cooperation bonds with the American and Asian countries.