Tunisia: Marzouki Calls Tunisians 'To Overcome Differences to Lead the Country to Safe Harbour'

Carthage — Caretaker President of the Republic and Supreme Chief of the armed forces Mohamed Moncef Marzouki called, on Tuesday, on all the Tunisians "to overcome differences to lead the country to safe harbour."

During the funeral oration of Captain Youssef Dridi President Marzouki underlined the need of all the Tunisians to meditate on the sacrifice of the last martyr in date and all the other martyrs of the military institution and provide them support.

He exhorted the Tunisians to draw such a good example of selflessness and devotion to defend the homeland's integrity as incarnated by the national army, away from resentment and differences.

"As long as it has heroes like martyr Youssef Dridi and many others and as it has a military institution whose sole creed the meaning of sacrifice and courage, the homeland will remain forever proud," Marzouki said.

Then, the President of the Republic condoled with the family of the martyr Captain killed, December 2,2013, ina mine explosion inMountChaambiand recited the Fatiha in his memory.

The ceremony was attended by the National Constituent Assembly President Mustapha Ben Jaafar, several government members and Chief of Staff of the land army General Mohamed Salah Hamdi.

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