Washington called for calm. International reactions to the situation in Tunisia


Washington called for calm. International reactions to the situation in Tunisia

In the wake of the exceptional presidential decisions announced by the President of the Tunisian Republic, Kais Saied, international and regional calls have emerged calling for calming the situation and the return of dialogue.

"We are monitoring the situation in Tunisia," White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki said during the daily briefing.

"The United States is monitoring the status in Tunisia. Jen Psaki said they have been in contact with Tunisian government officials to stress that solutions to Tunisia's problems in politics and economics must be based on the Tunisian constitution and principles of democracy, human rights, and freedom," the State Department statement said.

The statement added: "We have been outspoken in urging all parties not to take any measures that would stifle democratic discourse or lead to violence. We are particularly concerned by reports of media office closures and urge scrupulous respect for freedom of expression and other civil rights." ""

The statement stressed that "Tunisia must not lose its democratic gains. The United States will keep support Tunisian democracy."

For his part, Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Relations in the US Senate, "Bob Menendez" expressed his deep concern about the reports received from Tunisia.

The Democratic senator also expressed his hope that what he described as the emerging and inspiring democracy in Tunisia will triumph. None of the parties will turn to violence and conclude by saying that peace must prevail.

For his part, Saudi Foreign Minister Faisal bin Farhan bin Abdullah Al Saud received a phone call from the Tunisian Foreign Minister. Immigration and Tunisians Abroad Othman Al-Jarandi reviewed the brotherly relations between them and ways to support them.

During the call, the Saudi foreign minister affirmed "the Kingdom's keenness on the security, stability, and prosperity of the sisterly Tunisian Republic, and supports everything that would achieve this."

As for European Parliament, President David Sassoli called on "all parties in Tunisia to restore order and return to dialogue.

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