Tunisia’s Ennahdha slams ‘unconstitutional’ nomination of PM

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Tunisia’s Islamist-inspired Ennahdha party on Thursday slammed President Kais Saied’s nomination of a prime minister by decree as “unconstitutional” and warned the move would deepen crises in the country. Saied on Wednesday named geologist Najla Bouden as the country’s first female premier, two months after he sacked the Ennahdha-backed government of Hichem Mechichi and suspended parliament, before moving last week to install rule by decree. Ennahdha warned that “the nomination of a head of government outside the constitution and on the basis of an unconstitutional presidential decree can only…

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