TUNIS (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia and Tunisia have long had good relations, Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Tunisian state television during a visit to Tunis on Tuesday.
Hundreds of Tunisians staged against the crown prince as he arrived on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Saudi Arabia has said the prince had no prior knowledge of the murder.
“I can not come to North Africa without visiting Tunisia … Tunisian president (Beji Caid Essebsi) is like my father,” the crown prince said.
(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Writing by Ulf Laessing)