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Elected with an almost plebiscitary vote (72.7% of votes) which offers him a confortable popular basis and an undeniable legitimacy, Kais Saied will however not have a free hand to implement his projects. In a semi-presidential system where most of the executive power lies in the hands of a Prime Minister emanating from the parliamentary majority, the new President will have to cope with the fragmented parliament that came out of the ballot boxes on 6 October.


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