America freezes aid to Egypt, Libya, dismiss senior officials and Tunisia Check and disengages itself from the protesters

Posted on September 18, 2012



Officials assert states “Arab Spring” on the negative impact of the demonstrations that fueled the film abuser of the Prophet, and reflect recent statements by the Tunisian and Libyan governments pessimistic significant fallout from the demonstrations on the external image of their country. It is scheduled to require the Constituent Assembly Tunisian Interior Minister against the backdrop of protests while Libya announced the dismissal of senior officials in the Ministry of the Interior.

“The departure of hundreds of” hardcore “to protest and sabotage U.S. interests in Tunisia did not rejoice the government nor the people of Tunisia.” Thus described Secretary of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in charge of America and Asia, Hadi bin Abbas, commenting, yesterday, on the repercussions of the protests, which were imposed on the authorities.

The Council decided Constitutive questioning Tunisian Interior Minister, yesterday, in the crisis, which killed four people and wounded during which dozens in clashes between security forces Tunisian, and demonstrators in front of the U.S. embassy, ​​after the U.S. ambassador in Tunisia, “Jacob Walles” denied the charges made against the embassy guards opened fire on the demonstrators.

And hurried Tunisian President Mohamed Moncef Marzouki to absolve of protesters who attacked the U.S. Embassy, ​​Marzouki said in a speech addressed to the “American Friends” published in Tunisia, is certain: The violent Islamic extremists “does not represent” Tunisia. He said in this speech that aimed to “avoid further misunderstanding” that “what happened last Friday is not Tunisia.”

The protests led to the evacuation of the United States about 100 of its nationals in Tunisia, following the exposure of the embassy and the School of the Americas in this country to attack. A security source said that about 100 U.S., including staff and residents fled Tunisia on a plane belonging to the company Tunisair.

On the other hand, dismissed the Libyan Interior Minister, Fawzi Abdel Aal, two security officials, against the backdrop of the Benghazi witnessed events to storm the headquarters of the U.S. Consulate. It is due to be replaced Salahuddin Doghman, an officer with the rank of colonel, will replace Assistant Minister of Interior for areas of eastern Libya and Nice Sharef, and Director of National Security in Benghazi Hussain Bouhmadh.

For his part, the Minister of Interior in the decisions they came “as required by the interests of the work,” he said, adding that the Libyan authorities will do what you see right if there is a weak point in the security leaders have affected the security work in the city.

In Egypt, the newspaper revealed, “The Washington Post” yesterday, citing U.S. officials, that negotiations on economic aid for urgent Egypt has temporarily stopped, including dialogue on exemptions of one billion dollars in the form of debt relief and accelerate aid to Egypt.

The officials said: that any new aid is likely to be approved after the U.S. presidential election in November, and it is expected to be delays in providing aid “temporarily” and that the intention is not to re-evaluate a large aid.

These changes came depending on the attack witnessed by the city of Benghazi on September 11 at the headquarters of the U.S. Consulate, killing Ambassador Chris Stevens and three American employees of the consulate.

The head of the National Council of Libya, Mohammed Maqrif, has confirmed that the attack Benghazi was not the result the wave of violence sudden raised by the film “patent Muslims,” ​​explaining that the attack “was premeditated certainly, and planned foreigners and people entered the country several months ago. And they intend to launch This criminal attack since their arrival “to the country.

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