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Tunisia: President Saïed summons his government


He was sworn in on Monday and replaces the one sacked on July 25, during the coup by the head of state who granted himself full powers.

Tunisia finally has a government.

Eleven weeks after his coup - suspension of Parliament and dismissal of the government - President Kaïs Saïed approved on Monday the cabinet proposed by the head of government, Najla Bouden.

It remains to be seen what these new ministers will be capable of.

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Everything happened very quickly Monday morning, the day after a big demonstration against Kaïs Saïed.

In a press release, the presidency announces that it has approved the cabinet proposed by Najla Bouden.

A few minutes later, the swearing-in was broadcast live on television and on social networks.

The Tunisians discover the 24 ministers and the Secretary of State who promise, hand on the Koran, to respect the Constitution.

An astonishing image for Selim Kharrat, political scientist: “

We could speak of a technical flaw since the Constitution is supposed to be suspended since the presidential decree of September 22.

In this decree, the president assumed full powers.


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Source: lefigaro

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