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Hillary Clinton’s tenure as secretary of state has already been noteworthy for her efforts on behalf of human rights around the world. Recently, the Secretary has focused on Tunisia following the overthrow of long-time dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.
WASHINGTON — US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on the embattled Tunisian prime minister to carry out democratic reforms to stem the country's political turmoil, her spokesman said Saturday.
Clinton called Mohammed Ghannouchi "to encourage ongoing reforms, and pledged support for transition to open democracy," State Department spokesman Philip Crowley said in a message on the micro-blogging website Twitter.