Tunisia’s presidential candidate Kais Saied is set to become the next president of Tunisia, exit polls suggest.
Polls opened in Tunisia on Sunday for the decisive second-round of the presidential election between leader of the Heart of Tunisia party Nabil Karoui and independent retired law professor Kais Saied.
Former Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali passed away on Thursday after suffering a health crisis, his lawyer Mounir Ben Salha said in a statement.
Tunisia’s electoral commission confirmed that Kais Saied and Nabil Karoui had won the most votes and will contest a runoff vote.
Seven million Tunisians can vote and choose their next president out of 26 candidates on Sunday.
Assistant Secretary of Iran’s Foreign Minister and Tunisia’s Foreign Minister held talks on expansion of cooperation.
Iran’s President, in a message, expressed his condolences to the Tunisian government and nation for the loss of their President, Beji Caid Essebsi.
The Iranian Foreign Minister, in a message to the Tunisian counterpart, offered his condolences for the loss of Tunisia’ President, Beji Caid Essebsi.
Tunisia's President has died at the age of 92 on Thursday.
The demonstrators in Tunis, Tunisia's capital have chanted slogans in support of the Palestinians and forthrightly condemned the US-Zionist scheme known as 'the Deal of the Century'.205