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MOSCOW, October 24 (Itar-Tass) — Russia has expressed readiness to help Tunisia to build a free and prosperous state, a Foreign Ministry official said on Monday after the election in the North African country on October 23 that will shape the country’s future direction after this year’s revolution.
“We hope for the country’s further efforts to carry out drastic reforms in the interests of all layers of the Tunisian society and creation of a democratic state system based on the principles of freedom, supremacy of law and respect for human rights,” the official said.
“Russia supports plans of the Tunisian people and authorities for fundamental changes,” the official said. “We are ready to further provide possible assistance on building a free and prosperous Tunisian state bilaterally and in the context of collective efforts towards the implementation of the Deauville partnership program.”
According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, at the invitation of Tunisia representatives of the Federal Assembly and the central election commission monitored the country’s election campaign.