Tunisian President Saied appoints new director general of national security -agency

CAIRO, Aug 18 (Reuters) - Tunisian President Kais Saied appointed Sami el Hichri as director general of national security and Shukri Riahi as commander of the National Guard, state news agency said on Wednesday.

Reporting By Ahmed Tolba and Omar Fahmy; editing by Diane Craft

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