Anne Guéguen expected to head French embassy in Tunis
Anne Guéguen, the French foreign ministry's North Africa and Middle East director, is expected to succeed André Parant as France's ambassador in Tunis.
The European Parliament's Delegation for Relations with Maghreb Countries, several members of which are concerned by the alleged corruption scandal involving Qatar and Morocco, hopes to restore its image by electing a new chairperson.
Following the first round of the parliamentary elections, the Attayar party suffered a wave of resignations. Several opposition figures are now trying to come up with a jointly agreed alternative to the policies of President Kais Saied but many disagreements remain.
A delegation of European Parliament members had been due to visit Tunis shortly to meet Kaïs Saïed and Rached Ghannouchi but their trip has been put back indefinitely. This follows the tensions created by Saïed's participation in the EU-AU summit in Brussels on 17 and 18 February.