Parliament begins heated session to approve a major cabinet reshuffle, as president slams line-up and tensions run high in North African country.
President Kais Saied earlier designated former interior minister Hichem Mechichi as premier for the country.
Former finance minister Elyes Fakhfakh was named prime minister-designate by Tunisia's president Kais Saied at the end of January and tasked with forming a government within a month.
The agreement which gives the country's Communist Party a role in governing for the first time since the anti-communist Velvet Revolution will help the minority cabinet led by PM Andrej Babis to survive a vote of confidence in the parliament.
Demonstrators demand Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu and his cabinet step down after they attempted to pass a controversial decree to decriminalise corruption offences involving less than $48,000.
Acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy failed second time this week to win parliament's vote of confidence, leaving Spain without a government for 8 months now.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2022 TRT World.