Ennahda's Ghannouchi Plays Mediator in Tunisia

News article, posted 12.03.2014, from Tunisia, in:
Rachid Ghannouchi Casts His Vote (REUTERS)

Islamists in Tunisia chose to stay out of direct competition in the presidential election and participate in the political game from afar, by guiding events and trajectories in a way that serves their new political positioning.

This is what seemed clear yesterday [Nov. 30], as Ennahda leader Rachid Ghannouchi played a pivotal role in extinguishing the controversy that almost dealt a blow to the electoral track in Tunisia in a meeting with the outgoing president of the republic and presidential candidate Moncef Marzouki. This meeting led Marzouki to stop his escalatory tone and agree to abide by the national consensus.


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