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Political crisis: Caid Essebsi urges all stakeholders to shoulder responsibility

Published the:  16/07/2018

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(TAP) – President Beji Caid Essebsi Monday chaired a meeting at Carthage Palace to discuss "ways to overcome the current political crisis," a Presidency press release reads.

"All political parties must shoulder their responsibility to reach necessary solutions and ensure the nation's interest prevails," the press release pointed out.

Attending stakeholders are all called upon to assume their responsibility so as to tackle this crisis, Caid Essebsi said as the meeting began in a video posted on the Presidency of the Republic’s official Facebook page.

He also said he is fully determined to make every effort and use means available as well as his friendships from around the world for the sake of Tunisia and to safeguard its interests.

The meeting was held in the presence of Speaker of the House of People’s Representatives (HPR) Mohamed Ennaceur, Prime Minister Yousef Chahed, Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (French: UGTT) Noureddine Tabboubi and President of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (French: UTICA) Samir Majoul.

Ennahdha President Rached Ghannouhci and Executive Director of Nidaa Tounes Hafedh Caid Essebsi also took part in this meeting