Mongi Slim

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Mongi Slim (1961)

Mongi Slim ( Arabic المنجي سليم, DMG al-Munǧī Salīm ; * September 1, 1908 ; † October 23, 1969 in Tunis ) was a Tunisian politician and diplomat .

After studying law in Paris , he became a member of the nationalist party of Tunisia, which held important posts from 1936 to 1946. In 1950 he took over the post of ambassador to the United States . In 1954 he became chief negotiator for the Paris negotiations that led to Tunisia's autonomy in 1955. As interior minister he took part in the further negotiations in Paris, which also resulted in the independence of his country.

After his country joined the UN , he was head of the Tunisian delegation to the United Nations. As a permanent representative of Tunisia, he was a member of the UN Security Council (1959/60). From 1961 to 1962 he was President of the UN General Assembly .

From 1962 to 1964 he was Tunisian Foreign Minister .

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