Source: Arabic.Net – Monia Ghanmi
In the details, MP Badruddin Qamudi told Al-Arabiya.net that the session witnessed great tension and tension, which began with the refusal of the Free Constitutional Party bloc to request Parliament Speaker Rashid Al-Ghannushi to read Al-Fatihah on the martyrs of the January 14, 2011 revolution, and then there are points in a schedule The proceedings of the session did not include the deadlines for informing the deputies, then they developed into intense discussions and verbal skirmishes after a number of deputies from different blocs touched on the recent visit of Parliament Speaker Rashid Ghannouchi to Turkey.
Al-Qamoudi explained that the session was reconvened after it was lifted and the meeting of the heads of the parliamentary blocs, where it was agreed to change the agenda of the session by including a point related to Ghannouchi’s trip to Turkey in the session this evening, to obtain clarifications and justifications about the goals and backgrounds of this visit and the interest of Tunisia behind it.
And since the beginning of the session, the representatives of the Free Constitutional Party bloc raised banners that considered Ghannouchi’s presidency at the top of the council a threat to national security, while calling on them to withdraw confidence from him.
The visit of the President of the Ennahda Movement and the Speaker of Parliament, Rashid Ghannouchi, to Turkey and his meeting with the Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, at the end of the past week, continue to raise controversy within the political scene in Tunisia.
Since his inauguration, the Tunisian parliament has lived on a hot plate, where the rivalries, disputes and intense debates between the political parties represented in it dominated most of its sessions, which raised fears that the atmosphere inside the parliament would be transmitted and reflected in the political arena in general.
It is noteworthy that the Tunisian parliament speaker had paid a surprise visit last Saturday to Turkey, where he met its President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, which left widespread dissatisfaction in political circles.
Ghannouchi said that he met Erdogan to congratulate him on the new Turkish car.