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Tunisia’s newly elected president calls for country’s Jewish population to return


Tunisia’s newly elected president called Monday for the country’s Jewish population to return, in statements carried by the state news agency. President Moncef Marzouki said that Tunisia’s Jews are full citizens and those that had left were welcome to return. His comments come almost two weeks after Israeli deputy Prime Minister Silvan Shalom called on the country’s remaining Jews to emigrate to Israel.

Associated Press, United States

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