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Tunisian Court Issues Verdict To Prison Former President Marzouki For Four Years

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Last Updated: December 23, 2021, 00:54 IST

Tunisian Court Issues Verdict To Prison Former President Marzouki For Four Years

A Tunisian court issued on Wednesday a verdict to prison former President Moncef Marzouki for four years on charges of "assaulting the external security of the state", TAP state news agency said after he called on France this year to end support for the current administration.

TUNIS: A Tunisian court issued on Wednesday a verdict to prison former President Moncef Marzouki for four years on charges of “assaulting the external security of the state”, TAP state news agency said after he called on France this year to end support for the current administration.
Marzouki, who resides in Paris, had criticized President Kais Saied, saying he staged a coup.
Saied suspended parliament and dismissed the government in July, before later appointing a government and announcing a plan for a referendum and elections next year.

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first published:December 23, 2021, 00:54 IST
last updated:December 23, 2021, 00:54 IST