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Tunisian prime minister insists he will form technocrat cabinet

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Fri, 8 Feb 2013 17:28 GMT
Author: Reuters
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TUNIS, Feb 8 (Reuters) - Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jabali reiterated on Friday his intention to form a non-partisan technocratic cabinet following the assassination of an opposition politician, despite objections from his own Islamist party.

"I insist on my decision to form a technocratic government," he told reporters, saying this would not require the approval of the National Constituent Assembly. "This government is ready." (Writing by Alistair Lyon; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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