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Tunisian president casts vote in controversial elections

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In Tunisia, President Kais Saied solid his poll this morning in a polling station inside a major faculty within the capital, Tunis.

Tunisians are voting in parliamentary elections to select their representatives within the 166-seat meeting. 

Talking after casting his vote, Saied reminded candidates of their tasks.

“Let those that will probably be elected right this moment or within the coming spherical, in case of a second spherical, allow them to do not forget that they are going to be underneath the remark of their voters, so in the event that they return on those that voted for them and don’t work truthfully to result in what they promised their electors, it’s attainable that their mandates may very well be withdrawn, because the electoral regulation stipulates”, warned the Tunisian president. 

Opposition political events have referred to as for a boycott

They are saying this ballot is a part of what they describe as a “coup” towards democracy and denounced the dearth of energy of parliament.

Tunisia is within the closing phases of negotiating a virtually $2-billion bailout bundle from the Worldwide Financial Fund (IMF) to rescue its crisis-hit public funds.