Tunisia : presidential election to be held in December of next year

Tunisians share feelings of hope as they await the country’s next presidential election. Photo : TAP

Casablanca, Morocco (ADV) – Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi announced Monday evening the next presidential elections will take place in December 2019, reported by local media.

During an interview by Elhiwar Ettounsi TV, Essebsi also announced the end of relations with Ennahda, a political party in Tunisia.

“The relations with Ennahda has ended since last week, and currently, there is no agreement between me and Ennahda,” said Essebsi in a television interview.

Regarding the recent torrential rain in Nabeul in northeastern Tunisia, which caused five deaths and infrastructure damage, Essebsi said “such natural disaster hasn’t been seen for a long time and the government must assume all its responsibility”.

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