Horchani receives UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-terrorism | Tunisia News Gazette

Horchani receives UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-terrorism

Minister of National Defence Farhat Horchani received, on Tuesday afternoon, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and Counter-terrorism Ben Emmerson.

The UN official, who is visiting Tunisia to enquire about the challenges faced by the country and the national counter-terrorism strategy, said that the countries involved in the fight against terrorism agree on the need to respect Human rights and values of democracy.

For his part, Horchani said that Tunisia which is currently facing a security challenge aspires to complete its peaceful democratic transition in the shortest possible time, a statement of the department reads.

“Tunisia is determined to address the phenomenon of terrorism as part of a comprehensive approach that takes into account the political, economic and social dimensions,” he said.

Source: TAP news Agency

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