Mohammed Hassanein Heikal: Hosni Mubarak tried to assassinate Meles Zenawi
shorouknews.com (Cairo) – Praised Mohammed Hassanein Heikal, the journalist and writer, policy adopted by the late President Gamal Abdel Nasser, toward Africa, saying: «Egypt contributed to reign in support of African liberation movements, and has set up an organization of African unity», adding that Abdel Nasser was well aware of the value of Africa, therefore resorted to the establishment of good relations with Ethiopia, he said.
The structure in statements to the «Egypt where? .. And Egypt to where?», Which displays on the TV «CBC», on Thursday, that the deterioration of Egypt’s relations with African countries, starting from the era of the late President Anwar Sadat, because of his fight against communism in Africa, in order to draw closer tie with the United States, saying: «Egypt’s cooperation with Africa, America lost, and in the era of Mubarak matters worse», as he put it.
And the reasons for the deterioration of Egyptian-African relations in the era of Mubarak, a clearer structure, since an assassination attempt on Mubarak in Ethiopia, deteriorated relations between Egypt and Africa in general, and the Egyptian-Ethiopian in particular, saying: «Zenawi, Ethiopia’s prime minister earlier, assured me that some Mubarak promised to avenge him because of the assassination attempt, but his regime tried to assassinate him three times, which was confirmed to me by Meles Zenawi».
He also criticized the structure of the way the former president of Mercy, with the crisis of bridging the Renaissance, which harmed the Egyptian position significantly, he said, saying: «treated the way Mursi with the crisis, and he broadcast the dialogue session held by, talk about hitting the dam, all this was a Major disaster », as described.
He called attention to the necessity of the state structure in African countries, particularly Ethiopia, saying: «We have many interests in Ethiopia, and should not be neglected in any way», he said
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