The Foreign Office has responded to the assassination of Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid, calling it "a cowardly and barbaric act":
I condemn the murder of Chokri Belaid in the strongest terms. This was a cowardly and barbaric act aimed at destabilising Tunisia’s democratic transition.
It is essential that this tragic killing does not inflame more violence, and I call upon all Tunisians to engage in dialogue and work together for the greater good of Tunisia.
Chokri Belaid was a lifelong defender of human rights and free speech.
The UK will continue to work with Tunisia to build a stable and democratic future where violence is not used to silence free speech or to threaten the proper functioning of democracy.
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