Ex-Tunisian President Marzouki Joins Presidential Race

Ex-Tunisian President Marzouki Joins Presidential Race
Ex-Tunisian President Marzouki Joins Presidential Race

Tunisia’s former president Moncef Marzouki on Wednesday lodged his presidential candidacy file to run for office in early elections scheduled for next fall.

“Democratic Tunisia guarantees every citizen the right to run and the right to choose who
represents him,” Marzouki told reporters.

He recalled when he was jailed for four months in 1994 after taking the same step to run for presidential election under the regime of deposed President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.

On Tuesday, Marzouki said in a radio interview that he had been nominated as president by ten deputies in parliament and that he would submit his candidacy in the coming days.


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