26 July 2019
President Ramaphosa mourns passing of President of the Republic of Tunisia
President Ramaphosa has on behalf of the Government and people of South Africa extended deep condolences to the Government and people of the Republic of Tunisia following the passing of President Beji Caid Essebsi.
President Ramaphosa paid tribute to President Essebsi as a dedicated leader who had served his country in various leadership roles, among those being his facilitation of the Tunisian democratic transition process which began in 2011.
President Ramaphosa underscored that the thoughts and prayers of the people of South Africa are with the people of Tunisia during this period of mourning.
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