Tunisian presidential election to take place on Sept. 15: Electoral Commission

File photo of the Tunisian parliament. (Reuters)

Tunisia will hold a presidential election on September 15, the Independent Electoral Commission said on Thursday, following the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi.

The new date is two months earlier than previously scheduled.

A parliamentary vote is set for October 6.

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