WORLD New Tunisia govt wins confidence vote in parliamen

WORLD

New Tunisia govt wins confidence vote in parliamen

AFP

10:40, February 27, 2020

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Tunisia's Prime Minister-designate Elyes Fakhfakh (bottom R) sits with members of his proposed cabinet, Justice Minister Thouraya Jeribi Khemiri (2nd R), Defence Minister Imed Hazgui (2nd L bottom), Interior Minister Hichem Mechichi, during a parliament plenary session in the capital Tunis on February 26, 2020 for a confidence vote.

Tunisia's new government won a confidence vote in parliament on Thursday, after more than four months of political wrangling since elections.

MPs voted 129 to 77 in favour of Prime Minister Elyes Fakhfakh's team, after a debate which lasted more than 14 hours. 

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