Tunisia president hospitalised once more

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Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday, the second health crisis for the leader in a month.

Hafedh Caid Essebsi the president’s son said that Essebsi was hospitalized on Wednesday after he suffered the effects of last month’s crisis, confirming an earlier report on local radio.

Essebsi, a major player in the country’s transition to democracy since 2011, had been hospitalised late last month and spent a week in hospital after suffering a “severe health crisis”.

The president has only appeared twice since leaving the hospital on July 1.


Via Reuters

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