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Tunisia’s union chief denounces legislative elections

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The secretary-general of Tunisia’s highly effective UGTT union claimed on Saturday that legislative elections due later this month serve no objective.

Talking earlier than an viewers, Noureddine Taboubi, denounced President Kais Saied’s constitutional reforms that in his view had neutralized political events.

“We’re heading for elections with out color or style, they got here on account of a structure that was not participatory, and there was no room for consensus or majority approval”, stated Taboubi

The union official left the specter of motion hanging within the air.

“We warn the federal government in opposition to any measures focusing on fundamental supplies and resulting in the hunger of the individuals, and we take into account the key agreements it has reached with the Worldwide Financial Fund as non-binding for wage earners, and they’re going to confront them in all reliable and militant methods”, threatened the secretary-general.

Final yr, President Kais Saied sacked the federal government and suspended parliament.

 This yr Saied prolonged his energy seize with a constitutional referendum marred by an official turnout of barely 30 p.c.