Palestinian Authority officials have asked Tunisian President Zain al-Abidin bin Ali to cancel an invitation extended to Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon to visit the North African Arab country in November.
Two opposition parties have called on Tunisians to boycott the up coming presidential vote.
Tunisia's opposition Union of Democratic Unionists (UDU) party has called on its members to vote for long-time President Zain al-Abidin bin Ali in next month's election, the official TAP news agency said Saturday.
Tunisian President Zain al-Abidin bin Ali has announced that Arab leaders have adopted a 13-point programme aimed at promoting political reform in their countries.
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