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Tunisia's Chahed names new cabinet ministers - sources
September 6, 2017 / 1:19 PM / 15 days ago

Tunisia's Chahed names new cabinet ministers - sources

TUNIS, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Tunisia’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed on Wednesday named a new cabinet, after reaching a compromise deal with political parties following weeks of infighting over minister posts, government and party sources said.

Chahed appointed Ridha Chalgoum, a former finance minister close to ruling Nidaa Tounes party, as finance minister, and Lotfi Braham, another Nidaa Tounes ally, as interior minister, the sources said. (Reporting by Tarek Amara; writing by Patrick Markey)

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