9 January 2014

Tunisia: Interim PM Resigns

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Prime Minister Ali Laârayedh.

Interim PM Ali Larayedh, Thursday, announced around 3PM that he had submitted his resignation to Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki, in accordance with the provisions of the roadmap crafted by the Quartet sponsoring the national dialogue.

President Marzouki is expected to officially task Mehdi Jomaâ with forming a new cabinet, he added.

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