Tunisian President Kais Saied announced an extension of the country’s suspension of Parliament and the immunity of its members on Monday.
Last month, Saied dismissed Prime Minister Hicham Mechichi and assumed executive authority in a move opponents branded a coup, France 24 and Middle East Eye report.
Since the intervention, Saied has not appointed a new prime minister or created a roadmap that has been requested by the country’s civil society groups, according to Reuters.
President Kais Saied issues a presidential decree extending the exceptional measures enacted under Decree No. 80 regarding the suspension of Parliament and lifting of the parliamentary immunity of its MPs until further notice.
The President will, in the upcoming days, deliver an address to the Tunisian people.