Adoption of a New Constitution in the Republic of Tunisia

January 29, 2014

  1. 1. The Government of Japan welcomes the adoption of a new constitution in the Republic of Tunisia’s National Constituent Assembly on January 26 (same day local time) as steady progress in the democratic transition process in Tunisia.

    2. The Government of Japan expects that the new Jomaa Cabinet will exercise leadership toward the presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled to be held under the new constitution. The Government of Japan will continue to support the reform efforts of the people of Tunisia.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)