Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed adresses the members of the Parliament before a vote of confidence in his reshuffled government during a parliamentary session in Tunis, Tunisia, Monday, Sept. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
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Tunisia's ruling coalition is holding talks to tackle an economic crisis that could lead to a Cabinet reshuffle and the exit of Prime Minister Youssef Chahed, political sources said.Experts from the two ruling parties – the secular Nidaa Tounes and the moderate Islamists of Ennahda – and labor and employers' unions agreed this week to start a new economic program, sources said.No details were available but the parties will meet with President Beji Caid Essebsi at the weekend to discuss details and a Cabinet reshuffle, they said. Chahed's party, Nidaa Tounes, said it supported a full Cabinet reshuffle while Ennahda favoured changing only some portfolios for the sake of stability.The UGTT supports a broad Cabinet change, saying Chahed's government is the worst since 2011 .
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