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Press Release Regarding The First Round Of Presidential Elections Of Tunisia Held On 23 November 2014 , 26.11.2014

No:  364, 26   November   2014

We congratulate the people of Tunisia, who went to the polls for the first time in order to directly elect the President of the Republic, for their successful passing the test of democracy.

We consider the holding of the elections with broad participation, in a transparent way and in an environment of tranquility as a result of the belief of the people of Tunisia in democracy. We believe that the second round of the Presidential elections will also be held with the same understanding.

Turkey will continue to support the efforts of Tunisia towards democratization.