The crisis of the “constitutional oath” threatens to cripple the Tunisian government structure

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Tunisia still going through what has become familiar as the “constitutional oath ” crisis since the parliament voted to give confidence to the ministerial amendment which included 11 ministers out of 25 portfolios on January 26th, yet the President of the Republic, Qais Saeed, still have not called on the new ministers to swear the constitutional oath before him in the presidential palace in Carthage as the constitution imposes, which impeded their official appointment, rather published it in the Official newspaper as procedures requires. Meanwhile, the MPs in the Tunisian parliament found out that there is no constitutional and legal alternative requiring the Tunisian president to invite ministers to swear the constitutional oath in the absence of the Constitutional Court.

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