04 January 2013 9:09 pm | | 4


Share     Share       Share     Share  

Al-Joumhouri party logo

Opposition political parties, such as Wafa Movement and Al-Joumhouri, are welcoming the possibility to join the actual government, but each has their own conditions.

“Wafa Movement may join the current government only if [the latter] accepts to make reforms and introduce our political program, which deals with the issue of employment, living costs, and corruption,” said Nacer Brahmi, a National Constituent Assembly (NCA) member affiliated with Wafa Movement.

As far as Al-Joumhouri party is concerned, party leader Ahmed Nejib Chebbi did not refuse the possibility that Al-Joumhouri becomes part of the government, yet his political stance was not void of terms.

“Al-Joumhouri party could join the government only if it does not exclude any political figures from the [opposition] coalition, including the Popular Front and Nidaa Tounes party members, but if it carries on its polarizing politics, there will be no way to join the government,” stated Chebbi.

Chebbi denied today on Tunisian radio Mosaique FM that he is interested in any high-level ministerial position.

Wafa Movement logo

“I do not mind that Al-Joumhouri party participates in a national unity government and I do want to serve my country. However, right now, I do not feel I am interested in bearing the responsibility to be a minister,” said Chebbi in the radio interview.

The interview followed a meeting between Chebbi and Rachid Ghannouchi, the founder of the ruling Ennahdha party. The meeting was proposed by Ghannouchi as an initiative to enter in dialogue with opposition parties to discuss solutions for the hardships the country is currently facing.

Share     Share       Share     Share  

  From the same category

            

Pollution Ravages Old Port of Tunis

NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law

Motocross Racers in the Forests of Bizerte

Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for Ben Ali Officials

            

Ben Ali Officials To Be Released in Revolution Killings Case

UGTT Union Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Six Security Officers Injured in Rouhia Clashes

Tunisia Marks Martyrs Day with Calm Demonstrations

            

Martyrs’ Day Remembers Protesters Killed Under French Rule

Four Police Officers Convicted with Killing Protesters During Revolution

Libya Border Crossing Reopens After Protests

Polls Split on Ennahdha, Nidaa Tounes Support


Comments (4)

Trackback URL | Comments RSS Feed

  1. Jawed says:

    The idea of a national unity government is constructive and might lead to an improvement in the poor performance of the current government of the Troika. However, due to the fact that there’s just a few months remaining until the next general elections, it is doubtful that a new government of national unity will be able to make a big difference in the socioeconomic condition of the country. The important thing is the completion of the constitution, which has dragged on for too long. People are disappointed by the sterile debates among the members if the NCA and would like to see more focus on the completion of the constitution so they can vote on it and go to the general elections. Tunisia is in dyre need for an elected government that can put the economy on the right track and help people who need a job so they can support themselves and their families. Too much time and energy has already been waisted on distractions and the pursuit of government seats.

  2. Ayoub A. says:

    that is a good idea to participate in a National Unity Government.and therefore save that country from anarchy

Leave Feedback


  Follow us

Connect on YouTube Connect on Google+ Connect to itunes Subscribe via RSS Feed



  Latest Videos


Play Video

Motocross Racers in the Forests of Bizerte, Tunisia

Bizerte, the northernmost city in Africa, hosted the fourth round of the...

Play Video

Endangered Whale Brought Ashore in Tunis Suburb

Onlookers in the popular tourist spot of Sidi Bou Said, near Tunis,...

Play Video

'Kima Enti:' Mixing Tunisian Traditions With Modern Design

"Kima Enti" is a hand-made art and design project launched by independent...

Play Video

One-Year Anniversary of Chokri Belaid's Death

On February 6, 2014, family and supporters of slain Tunisian politician Chokri...

Play Video

Klay BBJ explains his arrest

Tunisia Live's Nissaf Slama interviews rapper Klay BBJ on his music, arrest,...



Tabbed Structure - Regular
UGTT Union Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize...
(1048 Views)
Switzerland to Return $40 Million in Ben Ali...
(908 Views)
Tunisia Returns Stolen Ancient Artifact to Algeria...
(898 Views)
Unemployed Tunisians Risk Their Lives to Build Future...
(863 Views)
Ben Ali Officials To Be Released in Revolution...
(636 Views)
Motocross Racers in the Forests of Bizerte...
(611 Views)
Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for...
(543 Views)
NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral...
(360 Views)
Pollution Ravages Old Port of Tunis...
(289 Views)
 
Pollution Ravages Old Port of Tunis...
NCA Approves Judicial Body, Looks Ahead to Electoral Law...
Motocross Racers in the Forests of Bizerte...
Unemployed Tunisians Risk Their Lives to Build Future in Europe...
Members ‘Freeze’ NCA Participation Over Reduced Sentences for Ben Ali Officials...
Ben Ali Officials To Be Released in Revolution Killings Case...
UGTT Union Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize...
Tunisia Returns Stolen Ancient Artifact to Algeria...
Switzerland to Return $40 Million in Ben Ali Assets to Tunisia...