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Obama hails parliamentary election in Tunisia

Oct 27, 2014    

Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday applauded the election for a new parliament in Tunisia, calling it "an important milestone" in the North African country's political transition."On behalf of all Americans, I congratulate the people of Tunisia on the democratic election of a new parliament -- an important milestone in Tunisia's historic political transition," the president said in a statement.The election is one of the final steps in the country's political transition, which followed the removal of the country's former leader Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali...

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