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FILE PHOTO: Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi attends a summit between Arab league and European Union member states, in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany   -   Copyright  Mohamed Abd El Ghany(Reuters)
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TUNIS (Reuters) – Tunisia’s 92-year-old president, Beji Caid Essebsi, has died, the presidency said in a statement on Thursday.

Essebsi was taken to a military hospital on Wednesday.

(Reporting by Tarek Amara; Editing by Alison Williams)

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