The EU seeks to develop particular close relationship to Tunisia, its geographical neighbour, and to support Tunisia’s economic and political reforms.
The relationship emphasizes close cooperation on democratic reform, economic modernization, and migration issues. The current agenda of EU-Tunisia relations is spelled out in an Action Plan [130 KB] under the European Neighbourhood Policy. Tunisia and the EU are bound by the legally binding treaty in the form of an Association agreement.
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LIVE Foreign Affairs Council - press statements HRVP MOGHERINI and Habib ESSID, Tunisian Prime Minister
LIVE EC press briefing HRVP Federica MOGHERINI and Habib ESSID, Head of the Tunisian Government
NEWS - EbS SPECIAL , 3 and 4
- Joint press point by Federica MOGHERINI and Habib ESSID following their meeting at the EC - Recorded cutaways
NEWS - EbS 3
LIVE EP Plenary sessionRecent terrorist attacks in Tunisia - statement by Federica MOGHERINI, EC VP/EU HR
LIVE EP Plenary session on Recent terrorist attacks in Tunisia - statement by Federica MOGHERINI, EC VP/EU HR
LIVE EU-Tunisia Cooperation Council - press conference