National unity government: Carthage Document signed
13/07/2016 14:13, TUNIS/Tunisia

(TAP) – “Carthage Document,” the synthesis paper that sets out the priorities of the national unity government, was inked Wednesday in Carthage and handed over to President Beji Caid Essebsi who launched the initiative on June 2.

The fight against terrorism and corruption, increased development, youth employment, administrative reform and the city and local community policy are the main thrusts.

National unity government talks began on June 9. Three meetings were held under the chairmanship of the President of the Republic with attendance of the Secretary-General of the Tunisian General Labour Union (UGTT), Chair of the Tunisian Confederation of Industry, Trade and Handicrafts (UTICA) and President of the Tunisian Union of Agriculture and Fisheries (UTAP).

Representatives of Nidaa Tounes, Ennahdha, the Free Patriotic Union, Afek Tounes, Tunisia Project Movement, Echaab Movement, Al-Moubadara, Al-Joumhouri and AL-Massar party also attended the meetings. The Popular Front said it is boycotting talks on June 22.

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