Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Tunisia)

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia
وزارة الشؤون الخارجية
Ministère des Affaires étrangères
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Agency overview
Formed 1956
Headquarters Avenue de la Ligue des Etats Arabes, Nord Hilton 1030 Tunis
Agency executive Mongi Hamdi, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia
Website www.diplomatie.gov.tn
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia (Arabic: وزارة الشؤون الخارجية‎, French: Ministère des Affaires étrangères) is a cabinet-level governmental agency in Tunisia in charge of conducting and designing the foreign policy of the country.

Organization and structure[edit]

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia seeks to implement the government's foreign policy in conformity with the policies fixed by the head of state. establishing, maintaining and developing Tunisia's partnership with foreign states and international institutions and organizations in the political, economic, social and cultural spheres.

The ministry is divided into several departments:

  • The State Secretariat in charge of European Affairs;
  • The State Secretariat in charge of American and Asian Affairs;
  • The State Secretariat in charge of Maghrebi, Arab and African Affairs;
  • The Office of the Minister;
  • The General Inspectorate;
  • The General Secretariat;
  • The General Directorate of Political, Economic Affairs and Cooperation with the Arab World and Arab and Islamic Organizations;
  • The General Directorate of Political, Economic Affairs and Cooperation for Europe and the European Union;
  • The General Directorate of Political, Economic Affairs and Cooperation for the Americas, Pacific Asia and American and Asian Regional Organizations;
  • The General Directorate of Political, Economic Affairs and Cooperation for Africa and the African Union;
  • The General Directorate of International Organizations and Conferences;
  • The General Directorate of Consular Affairs;
  • The Directorate of Diplomatic Protocol;
  • The Directorate of Information;
  • Units of study and research.[1]

The ministry is headed by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Tunisia, currently, Mongi Hamdi.

List of ministers[edit]

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