Tunisia ruling Islamists say to give up key ministries
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisian demonstrators gather at the site where Tunisian opposition leader Chokri Belaid was assassinated in Tunis, during an anti-government protest on February 26, 2013. AFP photoTunisia's ruling Islamists have agreed to hand key ministries to independents, a leader said on Wednesday, potentially unblocking a logjam as the country battles its deepest political crisis since the revolution.
"We confirm the 'neutralistion' of the four sovereign ministries," Rached Ghannouchi, leader of the ruling Ennahda party, said on Radio Kalima, referring to the interior, justice, foreign and defence portfolios.