Updated Sunday 12/25/2022 11:52 AM Abu Dhabi time Tunisia lived in the year 2022 on the impact of international openness after the removal of the Brotherhood from power, and this was reflected through its organization of two important summits. The two summits are the Tokyo International Summit on African Development (TICAD 8) and the Francophone Summit, with which Tunisia breathed a sigh of relief with global openness, resulting in their success in a new period in its history. The President of Tunisia on behalf of the Brotherhood: They will burn with the fire they lit Brotherhood. TICAD 8 Tunisia organized the TICAD 8 summit on August 27 and 28, 2022, with the participation of officials, businessmen, international organizations and leaders from 48 countries. On the occasion of the Tokyo International Development Summit in Africa, Japan agreed to grant Tunisia $100 million in financing to mitigate the effects of the Corona pandemic, in addition to establishing economic partnerships between the two countries to support investment. The TICAD summit is a multilateral forum that includes Japan, African countries, international organizations, development partner countries and institutions. 300 businessmen participated in the summit, 100 of them from Japan representing the 50 largest Japanese and international economic institutions, 100 African businessmen, and 100 Tunisian businessmen. Also among the participants was a delegation from the African Development Bank, the World Trade Organization, the World Bank, the African Union and the United Nations. Since 1993, Japan has organized the “TICAD” conference with the aim of accelerating political dialogue between various African leaders and development partners on the challenges facing the continent. Tunisian President Kais Saied put all his efforts into making the “Tokyo International Summit for African Development” a success, betting a lot on it as the first summit of its kind hosted by Tunisia during his presidency, in addition to the regional dimension of this summit. The Francophone Summit In another diplomatic success that Tunisia lived on during the year 2022, the 18th Francophone Summit was held in Tunisia on November 19 and 20 last on the Tunisian island of Djerba, in the southeast of the country, in the presence of French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with the participation of about 90 delegation and 31 senior leaders. Tunisia wagered on its hosting of the Francophone Summit to promote the stability of the situation in the country, in addition to its desire to conclude economic partnerships during the summit with the other bank of the Mediterranean. French President Emmanuel Macron announced, during the summit, to his Tunisian counterpart, Kais Saied, that his country would grant a loan of 200 million euros to Tunisia, which is going through a deep economic crisis exacerbated by the Russian war in Ukraine. Macron also renewed France’s support for Tunisia and the Tunisian people in facing the challenges facing the country. Disturbing my brothers During these two summits, the Tunisian Brotherhood tried to infiltrate to create chaos and confusion in order to thwart them, but all its attempts failed.In the face of the Francophone summit, the Brotherhood movement launched a weapon of chaos, as it took advantage of protest demonstrations that were on their way to the island of Djerba, in which families of missing persons who were swallowed up by the waves participated. Illegal immigration, off the coast of Zarzis, southeastern Tunisia, last September.On the eve of the actual start of the summit on November 19, the Tunisian police dispersed a convoy of the ten victims’ families, citizens and students on private cars and motorcycles towards the island of Djerba. , to demand knowledge of the fate of their children after the boat sank.Brotherhood deputies in the dissolved parliament had previously called for postponing the organization of this summit and transferring it to another country.President Alto also acknowledged The former Moncef Marzouki (allied with the Muslim Brotherhood) previously forgot that he was one of the countries’ interventions to cancel the Francophone summit. This summit was scheduled to take place in Djerba on December 12 and 13, 2020, but it was postponed due to the “Corona” pandemic to November 20 and 21 of 2021, before it was postponed again to November 19 and 20, 2022. And before announcing a postponement At the time of the summit, Tunisian President Kais Saied revealed that there was pressure from Tunisians on Western capitals to withdraw the organization of the Francophone Summit from his country. Al-Sahbi al-Siddiq, a political analyst, said, “Tunisia succeeded in accomplishing these two summits logistically, security and diplomatically, to prove to the world that it is capable of doing the opposite of what the Tunisian Brotherhood and their pawns are promoting, that Qais Saeed became isolated externally, after he dissolved Parliament, which was a tool for manipulating laws, buying off people and selling votes, and was a theater.” to violence and terrorism. In an interview with Al-Ain news, he confirmed that “these two summits were an opportunity to highlight the image of Tunisia, which has been distorted over the last decade.” He explained that “Qais Saied was able to strengthen the relationship between Tunisia and Japan at this particular stage through the (TICAD 8) summit, as he sought to go beyond this relationship to circumstantial intersections to become a strategic relationship, especially in the economic aspect.” On the other hand, Hassan Al-Tamimi, a Tunisian activist and political analyst, said, “Tunisia, after the removal of the Brotherhood, has become more open internationally, and for the first time it organizes two global summits within one year.” He explained in an interview with “Al-Ain news” that “despite the Brotherhood’s attempts to embarrass President Qais Saeed and weaken his position internally and externally, the presence of foreign heads of state and delegations from all countries of the world during these two summits is evidence of support for the reform path led by Saeed.” He praised the importance of embracing Tunisia, the Francophone Summit and the Tokyo Summit in the second half of 2022, and the importance of looking beyond this event and what can be invested in for a country facing economic and social challenges, stressing that Tunisia sought, through this international openness, to strengthen its position in the African and European markets.
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