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Tunisian president slams critics following opposition chief’s arrest

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Assembly together with his Prime minister and different officers on the presidency Thursday (Apr. 20), Tunisia’s chief slammed overseas reactions following the detention of opposision chief Rached Ghannouchi.

Following his arrest on Monday (Apr.19), the E.U had expressed concern saying that the ‘precept of political pluralism was important for any democracy’ and a component making up “the premise of its partnership with Tunisia”.

“They (the capitals) have expressed issues. Why do they try this once we are speaking a couple of name to civil warfare,” President Kaies Mentioned requested. 

“The regulation was utilized by sincere judges.”

“This blatant interference in our affairs is unacceptable. We’re an impartial and sovereign state and we don’t settle for any interference in our affairs.”

For the reason that early February, Tunisian authorities have imprisoned greater than 20 personalities brazenly against president Saied’s rule.

Tunisia’s official TAP information company reported earlier this week that he was detained on a warrant by counterterrorism prosecutors as a part of an investigation into current “provocative” feedback. It didn’t elaborate.

Some native media reported that Ghannouchi had been questioned over a video circulated on-line during which the chief of the opposition Islamist motion Ennahdha purportedly says that the president’s perceived efforts to “eradicate” Islamist opposition threaten to unleash civil warfare.

The transfer comes amid rising social tensions and deepening financial troubles in Tunisia, the birthplace of the “Arab Spring” a motion pro-democracy motion greater than a decade in the past.