TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia’s President Kais Saied mentioned Thursday he had determined to withdraw the diplomatic passport of his predecessor Moncef Marzouki.
Tunisian media advised that Saied was irked by Marzouki’s calls for that France finish its assist for the Tunisian authorities. The choice on the passport was made public in a communique.
“Some have gone overseas to undermine the pursuits of Tunisia,” Saied mentioned, referring to Marzouki who was president from 2011 to 2014.
Days in the past, Marzouki participated in an indication whereas in Paris, throughout which he had urged French decision-makers “to not endorse a totalitarian system.”
In July, Saied sacked Tunisia’s prime minister, suspended parliament and assumed govt authority, saying it was due to a nationwide emergency. His critics known as it a coup.
Final month, Saied issued presidential decrees bolstering the already near-total powers he had granted himself.