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Washington welcomes new Tunisian government, "a positive step"

2021-10-12T20:20:56.080Z

The United States on Tuesday welcomed the appointment of a new government in Tunisia, saying it was a "positive step" towards ...



The United States on Tuesday welcomed the appointment of a new government in Tunisia, saying it was a

"positive step"

towards restoring the constitutional order they are calling for after the president's coup. Kais Saied.

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"The new government, which includes ten women ministers, is a positive step towards tackling the major economic, social and health challenges facing the country

,

"

US diplomacy spokesman Ned Price told reporters. .

"We hope that it will be followed by other announcements to put in place a largely inclusive process for a rapid return to constitutional order

," he added.

In the midst of a socio-economic and health crisis and after months of political deadlock, President Saied invoked on July 25 an

"imminent peril"

to dismiss the government and suspend Parliament before assuming full powers.

Measures denounced as a

"coup"

by his opponents and NGOs.

For the first time in the country's history, the government, which was sworn in on Monday, is headed by a woman, academic Najla Bouden.

But she and her team will enjoy considerably reduced prerogatives after the presidential coup.

Source: lefigaro

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