Presidential election 2019: "there is room for everybody in Tunisia", says Kais Saied
17/09/2019 20:08, TUNIS/Tunisia
(TAP) - "There is room for everybody in Tunisia," Kais Saied said Tuesday in Tunis after reaching the presidential runoff election.

Topping the polls with 18.4%, independent candidate Saied added that the preliminary results of the presidential election "offer wide prospects for change," 

“It is important that everyone works with fervour and perseverance and in compliance with the law to raise Tunisia’s banner,” he said.   

“No to exclusion in Tunisia regardless of our differences. Together, we will build a Tunisia to which every citizen yearns." Saied pointed out.

He stressed that “Tunisia will not change and will stay open to the entire world.”

“We will make every effort for Tunisia with all its components,” he added, pointing out that “Tunisian women will always remain at the core of our interests.”

Saied underlined that Tunisia will not pursue any hostile policy towards anyone. Our relations will always be based on respect of the will of the people,” he pointed out.

“The most legitimate party is the party of the Tunisian people,” the presidential candidate emphasised.

Saied also promised that freedoms will be protected.

Kais Saïed will face in the presidential runoff election "Heart of Tunisia" candidate Nabil Karoui who came second with 15.58%.

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