The Tunisian government has sacked Defense Minister Abdelkarim Zbidi and Foreign Minister Khemaies Jhinaoui, according to a cabinet statement on Tuesday.

The statement said Justice Minister Karim El Jamoussi was assigned with running the Defense Ministry and State Secretary Sabri Bash Tabji with the Foreign Ministry.

The decisions were taken “after consultation with newly-elected President Kais Saied”, the statement said.

No reasons were given for the dismissals.

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