Ambassador Donald Blome met today with Prime Minister Najla Bouden to bid farewell at the end of his tour in Tunisia. During the meeting, Ambassador Blome said he was privileged to serve as U.S. Ambassador to Tunisia over the past three years and expressed appreciation for the warm welcome he received from the Tunisian government and people. He underscored the strength of the bilateral ties between the United States and Tunisia based on the shared values of democracy and human rights. Ambassador Blome reiterated U.S. support for the aspirations of the Tunisian people for an effective, democratic, and responsive government.