7 June 2014

Tunisia: National Dialogue Examines Possibility of Two-Round Elections

Bardo — National dialogue sessions resumed, on Saturday, to examine the possibility to organise two-round elections: A first round for the presidential elections and the second for the presidential and legislative elections.

This proposal of Nidaa Tounes President Beji Caid Essebsi is still a subject of divergent opinions between the parties participating in dialogue.

Ennahdha Movement insists on the concurrency of the legislative elections and the first round of the presidential elections, posing as a condition to accept a separation between the two, to organise the legislative then the presidential elections.

The Popular Front calls for the separation between the presidential and legislative elections.

Copyright © 2014 Tunis Afrique Presse. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.