Italian President in Tunis on Official Visit
Italian President Carlo Azeglio Ciampi arrived in the Tunisian capital Monday on a two-day visit to discuss bilateral relations and broader regional issues, said reports.
Ciampi, who is traveling with his spouse, went into a first round of meetings with his Tunisian counterpart, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, following an official welcoming ceremony at the capital's airport, said AFP.
Italy has lately moved to play a larger role in issues concerning the Middle East and North Africa through offers of aid and diplomatic support – Albawaba.com
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