Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, center, and UAE Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Mena Palace in Abu Dhabi, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, Pool)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry congratulated Tunisia on its new post-revolutionary constitution and promised American assistance Tuesday in the North African nation's battle against terrorists.After two years of fractious debate, Tunisia's elected assembly of Islamists, leftists and liberals approved what has been described as one of the most progressive constitutions in the region, but now the government is battling Islamist militants.Kerry expressed his confidence in Tunisia's ability to fight terrorism and applauded the recent operations.In Tunisia, an elected assembly of Tunisian Islamists, leftists and liberals worked together on the text.Tunisia's constitution aims to make the country of 11 million people a democracy, with a civil state whose laws are not based on Islamic law, unlike many other Arab constitutions.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE