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Tunisia's leaders sign new charter 3 years after revolution

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Tunisia's leaders on Monday signed the new constitution adopted by lawmakers, a key goal of the revolution three years ago that touched off the Arab Spring. 

Tunisian president Moncef Marzouki shows a copy of the new constitution after its adoption on January 27, 2014 in Tunis

The historic document, seen as one of the most modern in the Arab world, was signed by outgoing Islamist premier Ali Larayedh, Speaker Mustapha Ben Jaafar, and President Moncef Marzouki during a ceremony at the National Constituent Assembly.

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