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Tunisian prime minister resigns amid new clashes

February 28, 2011 Comments off

TUNIS (AFP) – Prime Minister Mohammed Ghannouchi resigned Sunday, as security forces clashed with protesters in Tunis demanding the removal of some ministers of his interim government.

“I have decided to quit as prime minister,” Ghannouchi told a news conference, saying that he thought carefully before taking the decision which was supported by his family.

“I am not running away from responsibility. This is to open the way for a new prime minister,” he said.
“I am not ready to be the person who Read more…