Tunisia extends state of emergency for one-month

Author : Mircea Birca | Monday, June 20, 2016
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The Tunisian president’s office on Monday announced a one-month extension of a state of emergency across the entire country beginning on June 21.

The state of emergency was proclaimed by President Beji Caid Essebsi after a terrorist attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in central Tunis on November 24, 2015 and has been extended several times.

The decision to extend it another time was made by Essebsi after speaking to Prime Minister Habib Essid and Parliament Speaker Mohamed Ennaceur on Monday.

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