Tunisia's Gannushi meets union chief about crisis

Gannushi said he was pleased with the meetings with the labor union and they would announce their ultimate decisions for the offers by the union after they discussed them with coalition partners.

Tunisia's Gannushi meets union chief about crisis

World Bulletin/News Desk

Leader of Tunisia's ruling Al-Nahda Movement Rashid Al-Gannushi came together with Secretary General of the Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT), Houcine Abassi, over the crisis sparked by the assassination of opposition politician Mohammad al-Brahimi, the second such killing in six months.

Gannushi said he was pleased with the meetings with the labor union and they would announce their ultimate decisions for the offers by the union after they discussed them with coalition partners.

Abassi said he was content with the meetings and differences of opinions which sparked tension in the country have begun to change gradually.

He added the meetings would continue over the week.

Tunisia has been in a state of turmoil since the assassination of Brahimi. There have been anti-government protests and thousands of opposition supporters have taken part in protests.

Last Mod: 05 Ekim 2013, 23:37
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