Trump-Essebsi cooperation agreed

US President Donald J. Trump and his counterpart Beji Caid Essebsi of Tunisia spoke on February 17, 2017 to discuss Tunisia’s democratic transition and the bilateral counterterrorism partnership. According to a statement released by the White House, the two leaders reaffirmed the historic United States-Tunisia relationship and agreed to maintain close cooperation, including on security matters, and seek additional ways to expand cooperation between the two countries.