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FCO Minister welcomes adoption of new Constitution in Tunisia

FCO Minister welcomes the adoption of the new Constitution and signals UK support for Tunisia.

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Foreign Office Minister for the Middle East and North Africa, Hugh Robertson said:

I warmly welcome the adoption of the new Constitution in Tunisia today. The people of Tunisia can be proud of this historic achievement.

We stand ready to support the new government as it prepares to hold elections and address economic and security challenges, both bilaterally and as part of the international community.

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Published 27 January 2014