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Tunisia appoints first ambassador to Libya in six years

The Tunisian President Kais Saied has appointed Al-Asad Al-Ajili as an ambassador to Libya to be based in Tripoli for the first time in six years.

The Tunisian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the appointment of the ambassador comes as part of the annual diplomatic appointments.

Tunisia’s embassy in Tripoli has been vacant since 2014 when Tunis summoned its then ambassador Rida Bukadi over the kidnap of a Tunisian diplomat in Libya.

The Tunisian Foreign Minister renewed Saturday his country’s support for a political Libyan solution to the conflict that is accepted by all Libyans.

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