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Thu Oct 02 08:31:19 SAST 2014

Tunisian president's secular party quits Islamist-led government

Reuters | 10 February, 2013 14:42
Tunisia's President Moncef Marzouki.
Image by: JEAN-MARC LOOS / REUTERS

The secular party of Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki withdrew its three ministers from the Islamist-led government.

The decision by Marzouki's Congress for the Republic Party deals a further blow to Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali's government, already reeling from last week's assassination of secular opposition leader Chokri Belaid.

"We have been saying for a week that if the foreign and justice ministers were not changed, we would withdraw from the government," party official Ben Amor told Reuters.

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