U.S. Congratulates Tunisians on Municipal Elections

Press Statement

Heather Nauert
Department Spokesperson

Washington, DC

May 7, 2018

The United States congratulates the people of Tunisia on the country’s first-ever free municipal elections, which took place on Sunday. These elections represented an important step in the consolidation of its democracy. As Tunisia meets the democratic milestones set out in its constitution, the United States continues to support Tunisia’s progress.



Meeting with the Honorable Congresswoman Betty McCollum, member of the House Committee on Appropriations and of the Tunisia Caucus.


Meeting with the Congressman Joe Wilson, member of the House Committees on Armed Services and Foreign Affairs and The Tunisia Caucus.


Meeting with the Honorable Congressman Garrett Graves, member of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructures.


Wednesday, April 11, 2018 : Meeting with the Honorable senator John Boozman, member of the Senate Committee on Appropriations.


Tuesday, April 10, 2018 : Meeting with the Honorable Hal Rogers, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations & Related Programs/ Committee on Appropriations.