Moncef Marzouki

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Jan 28th, 2014
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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended “another historic milestone” in Tunisia’s democratic transition with the adoption of the country’s new constitution. In a statement from his spokesperson, Mr. Ban encouraged Tunisia’s political actors to ensure the next steps of the tran...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Mounira Chaieb Last week, both the Tunisian caretaker President Dr Moncef Marzouki and the president of the ruling Islamist Movement, Rachid Gannouchi , were in London to receive the ‘2012 Chatham House Prize’. Chatham House is a leading London based International Affairs think-tank. It said that it ...
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Apr 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Algeria buried its first post-independence president Ahmed Ben Bella, hailed as an anti-colonial hero and the father of the nation, in a sombre and rain-drenched ceremony on Friday. Ben Bella, who died on Wednesday, at age 95, following a recent hospital stay for respiratory problems,...
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Mar 8th, 2012
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London – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki repeated his offer of asylum to Bashar al-Assad in an interview to be shown on Thursday, after Russia said the Syrian leader was not welcome there. Building on a proposal he made last week, Marzouki agreed that Assad was a “murderer” but s...
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Feb 13th, 2012
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Algiers – Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki said on Sunday he hoped the bloodshed in Syria could be stopped under a similar scenario to the one which saw Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh relinquish power. “I hope we will find a political solution akin to that in Yemen – that is ...
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Feb 4th, 2012
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Tunisia has started the procedure for withdrawing its recognition of the Syrian leadership under President Bashar al-Assad and for expelling the Syrian ambassador, the Tunisian president said on Saturday. A message posted on the Facebook page of President Moncef Marzouki said: “Tunisia has anno...