TUNIS

The Tunisian presidency said Tuesday that Turkey did not request to use its airspace or maritime territory.

The statement came in response to false news reported by media outlets.

“Tunisian Presidency stressed that it’s important to clarify that circulated reports on social media about the request of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from the Tunisian President Kais Saied to use the Tunisian airspace and maritime territory are unfounded,” the statement read.

The presidency asserted that the topic was not proposed or discussed.

“What has been promoted today and the previous days from several sources aimed to damage the credibility

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