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.

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