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epa04831434 A handout picture released by the Tunisian Presidency’s Press Service on 04 July 2015 of Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi speaking during a press conference in Tunis, Tunisia, 04 July 2015. Essibsi declared a state of emergency in the country, after 38 tourists were killed in an attack on the Sousse holiday resort on 26 June, the Tunisian state news agency TAP reported. ‘I have decided to declare the state of emergency throughout Tunisia for 30 days,’ Essibsi said in a televized address. The move gives army and police forces wide powers in securing the country against militant attacks. EPA/TUNISIAN PRESIDENCY PRESS SERVIC QUALITY REPEAT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY/NO SALES