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15 Jul 2020 | 08:19 PM UTC

Tunisia: Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh resigns July 15

Tunisia News Alert

Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh submits his resignation on July 15; associated political demonstrations possible

TIMEFRAME expected from 7/15/2020, 12:00 AM until 7/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Africa/Tunis). COUNTRY/REGION Tunisia


According to political sources, Tunisian Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh has submitted his resignation on Wednesday, July 15, to President Kais Saied. The president is expected to nominate a new prime minister within a week. Fakhfakh's resignation comes following a push for a vote of no confidence in the government by the biggest party in his coalition.

Associated political rallies are possible in the coming days and weeks as the president elects a new prime minister and a new government is formed.


Individuals in Tunisia are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid any associated public gatherings and demonstrations, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.


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