Tunisian former prime minister and opposition leader, Beji Caid Essebsi (C) arrives to give a speech during an open day to mark the first anniversary of his party 'Nidaa Tounes' on January 27, 2013, at the Congress Hall of Tunis. Essebsi, has shown its support with the call of the prime minister Hamadi Jebali for a national dialogue and pointed out in his speech that the current government has failed on all fronts and that the change should be radical without stopping simply a cabinet reshuffle. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi (2L) attends a ceremony with French President Francois Hollande (2R), at the Hotel des Invalides in Paris, as part of his state visit in France, on April 7, 2015. AFP PHOTO / THOMAS SAMSON
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Tunisian presidential candidate for the anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, Beji Caid Essebsi reacts after placing his vote on December 21, 2014 in Tunis. The second round vote pits 88-year-old favourite Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of the anti-Islamist Nidaa Tounes party, against incumbent Moncef Marzouki, who held the post through an alliance with the moderate Islamist movement Ennahda. AFP PHOTO / FETHI BELAID
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French President Nicolas Sarkozy welcomes Tunisian Prime Minister, Beji Caid el Sebsi to day two of the G8 Summit on May 27, 2011 in Deauville, France. The Tunisian Prime Minister, Beji Caid el Sebsi, and Egyptian Prime Minister, Essam Sharaf, are due to meet with G8 leaders today to discuss aid packages as the recent Arab Spring uprisings continue to dominate the talks. Furthermore, the meeting will address security, trade issues, nuclear safety and climate change.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel chats with Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi during a bilateral meeting at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring and the Internet.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets Tunisian Prime Minister Beji Caid Essebsi during a bilateral meeting at the G8 Summit on May 26, 2011 in Deauville, France. France is hosting the G8 Summit, which focuses on issues including African development, the Arab Spring and the Internet.