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World Tunisia's president fires government leader and stop Parliament

03:50  26 july  2021
03:50  26 july  2021 Source:   rp-online.de

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Tunisian President Kais Saied announces the dissolution of parliament and Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi's government on July 25 at Carthage Palace after a day of nationwide protest. (Fethi Belaid/AFP via Getty Images). Saied announced he was firing Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi and that he and a new prime minister, to be named in the coming hours, would take up executive authority. Under Tunisia ’ s 2014 constitution, executive power is shared by the president , prime minister and the parliament .

TUNIS , July 25 (Reuters) - Tunisia ' s president dismissed the government and froze parliament on Sunday, prompting crowds to fill major cities in support of a move that dramatically escalated a political crisis, but that his opponents called a coup. President Kais Saied said he would assume executive authority with the assistance of a new prime minister, in the biggest challenge yet to the democratic system Tunisia introduced in a 2011 revolution. Crowds of people quickly flooded the capital and other cities, cheering and honking car horns in scenes that recalled the revolution, which triggered the Arab

Tunis. Rising Corona figures and a sustained economic crisis have led to mass protests against the government in Tunisia. Now President Saied escalates his power struggle with Parliament.

 Demonstranten während einer Kundgebung gegen die Ennahdha-Partei und die tunesische Regierung vor dem Parlament in Tunis. © Jdidi Wassim demonstrators during a rally against the Ennahdha Party and the Tunisian Government in front of Parliament in Tunis.

The political crisis in Tunisia is approaching. President Kais Saoch released Prime Minister Hichem Mechichi on Sunday and ordered the Parliament to set his work. The immunity of the deputies will be repealed, the President of the North African country said, threatening violent resistance to the army.

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Tunisia ' s President Kais Saied on Sunday said he would assume the country's executive authority after dismissing the prime minister. The political escalation came after thousands of Tunisians took to the streets on Sunday in anti- government protests that turned violent. What did the president say? Saied said he would take over executive power "with the help" of a government headed by a new chief that he would appoint. The president also announced freezing the Tunisian parliament and suspending the immunity of all deputies. Reuters news agency quoted Parliament Speaker Rached

CAIRO (Sputnik) - Tunisian President Kais Saied has dismissed Prime Minister Hicham Mechichi and said he was freezing parliament after the recent anti- government protests.

"Many people were cheated with hypocrisy, betrayal and robbery for the rights of the people," said Saied. He warn to grab weapons. "Who fires a ball, the armed forces with balls will answer." Saied announced that the government transactions on the side of a new Prime Minister to take over.

The parliamentary president Rached Ghannouchi spoke in a first reaction from a coup d'état. He belongs to the largest party in the country, the Islamic-conservative Ennahda. Saied explained, on the other hand, the steps announced by him moved in the legal framework of the Constitution. Between the former Jura Professor Saied as well as Mechichi and the Parliament, a power struggle for months.

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 Tunisia: The President arrogates the executive power, Ennahdha condemns a © Fethi Belaid President Kais Saied announced the dissolution of Parliament Sunday night. Fethi Belaid / AFP Tunisian President Kais Saied, hired for months in an arm of iron with the main parliamentary party Ennahdha, froze the work of Parliament and took charge of the executive power, after a day of demonstrations in the middle of the world. .

Tunisia ’ s president has announced the suspension of the Tunisian parliament and the dismissal of Prime Minister Hicham Mechichi after violent protests broke out in several Tunisian cities over the government ’s handling of the COVID pandemic and the economy. Tunis -based journalist Rabeb Aloui told Al Jazeera that Saied’s move did not come as a surprise, as he had threatened to dissolve parliament and sack the prime minister. “Since last September we (have) lived under a political crisis,” Aloui said. She said many young Tunisians , particularly those who were protesting on Sunday, have

Tunisia ' s President Kais Saied on Sunday said he would assume the country's executive authority after dismissing the prime minister. The political escalation came after thousands of Tunisians took to the streets on Sunday in anti- government protests that turned violent. Following an emergency meeting at his palace, the president also announced freezing the Tunisian parliament and suspending the immunity of all deputies. Reuters news agency quoted Parliament Speaker Rached Ghannouchi as saying that Saied had launched "a coup against the revolution and constitution" with

The President's decision was preceded by violent protests in several cities in the country. Rising Corona Case numbers and a persistent economic crisis had brought people to the streets. The demonstrators demanded the resignation of the government and the dissolution of Parliament.

Tunisia is currently experiencing a strong increase in corona case numbers. So far, 555,000 corona infections and about 18,000 deaths were reported. The vaccinations are only progressing slowly. Since the Arab besters of 2011, the country has made a single country of the region the transition to democracy. It continues to fight with an economic crisis, high unemployment and widespread corruption. Many Tunisians have lost confidence in the ruling elite.

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