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Meeting of the General Director of RACUS Organization A. Nutsalov with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tunisia to Russian Federation Tarak Ben Salem

02/12/2021
On the 12th of February 2021 a meeting of the General Director of RACUS Organization Avbakar Nutsalov with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Tunisia to Russian Federation Tarak Ben Salem took place in the Embassy of Tunisia in Russia (Moscow).
Social attaché of the Embassy Mr. Mounir Ben Jomaa and the Head of the Department of Northern and Western Africa of RACUS Organization Ms. Anna Oleynikova also attended the meeting.
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Ongoing matters, such as return of Tunisian students to Russia for continuation of their studies in 2020/2021 academic year, were discussed during the meeting. Mr. Nutsalov has informed the Ambassador about current restrictions on the entry to Russia and about the educational process for students staying on the territory of Russia (offline format) and abroad (online format). Positive changes in the COVID-19 situation in Russia and prerequisites to opening of the borders for foreign students were also noted. Thanks to COVID-19 recession and massive voluntary vaccination of the population, Russian universities have returned to traditional offline format of education since the 8th of February (beginning of the 2nd semester of 2020/2021 academic year) and Russia has renewed air communication with more than 20 countries. The parties expressed hopes for soonest mutual opening of the borders and return of Tunisian students to Russia for continuation of their studies in offline format.

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The participants also discussed other essential issues in the field of higher education of mutual concern.
The meeting was held in the friendly atmosphere. The parties were pleased by the results of the meeting and hope for further effective cooperation.

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RACUS Organization thanks the Embassy of the Republic of Tunisia to Russian Federation and the Ambassador Tarak Ben Salem for contribution in cooperation with Tunisian young people studying at Russian state universities.