• Tunisian president, mohammad Beji Caid Essebsi
    Tunisian president, mohammad Beji Caid Essebsi

The Tunisian president "Mohammad Beji Caid Essebsi" has extended a nationwide state of emergency for one month, ending on 5 January 2019.

Africa: According to a statement by the Presidential office of Tunisia on Wednesday, the measure comes after the consultation with the prime minister "Yusef Al-Shahed" and the speaker of the House of people's representatives "Mohammad Al-Nasser" on issues related to national security, Iran Press News Agency reported.

Earlier on 6 November, president "Mohammad Beji Caid Essebsi", had extended the state of emergency in the country by one month.

The state of emergency was first declared on November 24, 2015, after a terrorist bomb detonated on a presidential guard bus. The state of emergency has been extended on several occasions since then.

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Dec 06, 2018 08:35 Asia/Tehran
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