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Renewing Indonesian-Tunisian bilateral ties

Jakarta | Tue, March 21, 2017 | 10:47 am
Renewing Indonesian-Tunisian bilateral ties People demonstrate outside the Tunisian parliament, in Tunis, on Dec. 24, 2016. About 200 people have protested in the Tunisian capital against the return of Tunisian jihadis who have fought abroad.The gathering was prompted by the deadly truck attack in a Berlin Christmas market by Tunisian Anis Amri, who had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group and was killed Friday in a police shootout. Amri, 24, was slated to be deported home from Germany. (AP/-)

The 61st independence day of Tunisia, which fell on March 20, is a great moment for the nation to assess what has been so far achieved and, most importantly, to chart the course of action that lies ahead in terms of economic and social development. One can ask candidly: what about the political progress and democratization that Tunisia is supposed to accomplish or at least finish up? Such quest...

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