Tunisia's new president promises consensus and reconciliation at his inauguration

December 31, 2014 10:00 AM

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TUNIS, Tunisia – Tunisia's new president has been sworn in before parliament as the nation completes its democratic transition on the last day of 2014.

Beji Caid Essebsi, an 88-year-old veteran of past governments, swore before the parliament dominated by his Nida Tunis Party to protect the country and not exclude any Tunisians.

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