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Kaïs Saïed

Date of Birth: 22 February 1958
Place of Birth: Tunis

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Brussels deal rescues Saïed

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen – flanked by Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his counterpart Giorgia Meloni of Italy – swept up the steps of the Palace of Carthage on 11 June with €150 million in immediate budget support to President Kaïs Saïed – and a promise of a further €900m...

Brussels is putting the strength of the EU's borders ahead of the concerns it also expresses for human rights analysts say (Dispatches 13/6/23 Brussels rescues Kaïs Saïed with cash for migration control deal)...


President Saïed picks a fight with the Fund

After a two-week absence from the public stage President Kaïs Saïed returned to the fray on 4 April with fresh condemnation of his opponents announcing that many were under investigation for 'contacts with foreign diplomats' and that he was dismissing several judges...


Brussels backs Italy's hard line on migration

That a deal with Tunisia remains on the EU's priority list despite President Kaïs Saïed's remarks in February that 'urgent measures' were needed to combat 'hordes of illegal migrants' from sub-Saharan Africa underscores the political importance that the EU has attached to migration control (Dispatches 28/2/23 AU calls President Saïed's complaints about African migrations 'racialised hate speech')...

Low turn-out saps Saïed

Pressure on President Kaïs Saïed to step down is mounting after a series of political reverses and stark evidence of his diminishing popularity the most recent of which was the abstention of 89% of the electorate in the second round of the parliamentary elections on 29 January (AC Vol 63 No 25 Apathy to greet polling day)...

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