TUNIS: The office of Tunisia’s head of state got a letter containing suspicious powder as well as is exploring the issue, a resource there informed Reuters on Wednesday (Jan 27). President Kais Saied did not open the letter and is in health, the resource stated.
Some local web sites reported that the deadly toxic substance ricin had been located in the envelope, and that it had been addressed to the presidency in the Carthage Palace.The source in the workplace declined to comment on the reports.
Factional tensions have been growing within Tunisia’s management amid protests versus prevalent joblessness and also social inequality. Saied, a political independent that won political election in 2019, told a gathering of nationwide safety authorities today that there were conspiracy theories afoot aimed at thwarting his work at house and abroad. He did not specify.