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Tunisians take part in a protest calling the former ruling party the Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD) to withdraw from the newly formed interim government in Tunis, Tunisia, 19 January 2011. Tunisia's transitional government was scheduled to hold its first cabinet meeting 19 January, amid ongoing calls for members of the previous administration to be excluded from power. The government of national unity got off to a rocky start on 18 Januaryy after three ministers General Union of Tunisian Workers (UGTT) quit over the weighting of the government in favour of ousted president Zine el-Abidine ben Ali's old party. While the opposition and civil society have been brought into government the Constitutional Democratic Rally (RCD) party retained most of the top portfolios, such as defence and finance.

 

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Taken on January 19, 2011