Tunisia's Ghannouchi says Parliament is in permanent session

Tunisia's Ghannouchi says Parliament is in permanent session, calls on MPs to resume work
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Tunisia's parliament that was suspended by the president was in permanent session, said Tunisia's parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi
Tunisia's parliament speaker ordered the resumption [Getty]

Tunisia's parliament speaker Rached Ghannouchi said on Friday that the parliament suspended by the president was in permanent session, and called on its members to resume work.

"The office of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People is in permanent session," Ghannouchi, head of the moderate Islamist Ennahda party said in a tweet.

(Reuters)