URGENT ¥¥¥ More talks on new Tunisia government Monday: PM

Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali announced on Friday that talks on the formation of a new government of technocrats had been rescheduled for Monday, after he met the leaders of the main political parties.

"There has been some progress on all the points raised... That is why we have decided to continue the discussions on Monday," Jebali told reporters.

He said a previous Saturday deadline for the announcement of his planned new cabinet, intended to extricate the country from of its worst political crisis since the revolution, had been cancelled and no new date set.

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