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Can Tunisia get back into international good graces after imprisoning UN expert?

Following the release of UN expert Moncef Kartas, Tunisia was elected a nonpermanent member at the UN Security Council, which some say should help it regain the trust it lost on the international scene.

When Tunisia was elected as a nonpermanent member of the UN Security Council on June 7, it was under the cloud of the Moncef Kartas affair

In January 2020, Tunisia will take its seat on the Security Council — it will be Tunisia’s fourth tenure as a nonpermanent member of the international body, but its first as a democratic republic. The question is whether the emerging democracy can redeem itself in the eyes of the international community in the coming six months, before Tunisia begins its two-year tenure at the Security Council.

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