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President Saied expresses Tunisian readiness to exit exceptional situation during US meeting

Tunisian President Kais Saied announced that they are preparing to get out of the "exceptional situation" that has emerged in the country after the decisions taken on July 25.

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Tunisian President Kais Saied announced that they are preparing to get out of the “exceptional situation” that has emerged in the country after the decisions taken on July 25.

In a written statement from the Tunisian Presidency, it was stated that President Saied had a telephone conversation with the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken.

During the meeting, it was reported that Saied conveyed his best wishes to US President Joe Biden and that the two evaluated the latest situation in the country.

In the statement, it was noted that President Saied informed Blinken about the “exceptional situation” that occurred after the July 25 decisions, after which the parliament froze its work and dismissed the prime minister.

Stating that a new stage has been passed in the country during the meeting, Saied stated, “We are getting ready to get out of the exceptional situation in the country.

Blinken also hoped that the reforms to be made to return to normalcy in Tunisia would be implemented as soon as possible and noted that the US would continue its support to Tunisia.

President Kais Saied issued some new decrees on September 22, after the Parliament suspended its work on July 25 and dismissed the Prime Minister.

With these decrees, the president’s legislative and executive powers were expanded, and the interim committee that oversaw the constitutionality of bills was abolished.

In this process, the cabinet formed by the new Prime Minister Najla Bouden Romdhane, who was appointed by Saied, took the oath on October 11.

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