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Tunisia poll sees Essebsi claim victory in runoff

By Agencies in Tunis ( China Daily ) Updated: 2014-12-23 07:53:35

Incumbent president refuses to concede until official results known

Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential runoff vote, seen as the last step in Tunisia's shift to full democracy four years after an uprising ousted Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.

Essebsi's rival, the incumbent president, Moncef Marzouki, refused to concede defeat.

Tunisia poll sees Essebsi claim victory in runoff

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