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Tunisia’s suspended parliament defies president in vote against his measures

Tunisia’s suspended parliament defies president in vote against his measures

TAREK AMARA and ANGUS MCDOWALL TUNISIA'S political crisis escalated as members of the suspended parliament met online in defiance of President Kais Saied, voting to repeal decrees that have given him near-total power, and he responded by dissolving the chamber. The online session was the first attempt by parliament since Saied suspended it in July and moved to one-man rule in a move his foes called a coup, and he accused those who took part of "a conspiracy against the security of the state". Some 124 MPs out of the total 217 attended the online session and 116 voted against…
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