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File picture: A television screen in Tunisia’s capital Tunis on December 13, 2021, displaying an announcement by Tunisian President Kais Saied, in which he said that the Tunisian parliament would remain suspended until elections set for December 2022, and that a referendum on constitutional reforms would be held in July of that year. Image Credit: AFP

Tunisia's parliamentary elections won't be held after three months, president Kais Saied said late on Thursday during a meeting with Prime Minister Najla Bouden, according to a post on Facebook by the president's office.

Saied issued a decree on Wednesday dissolving parliament, which has been suspended since last year, after it defied him by voting to repeal decrees that he used to assume near total power