Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, a candidate for the presidencies scheduled for September, confirmed that the UAE is intervening to change the regime in his country.
“We did not interfere in the affairs of the UAE to change the system of government,” Marzouki said.
“I have no bad relations with the UAE. I only defend Tunisia’s independence, dignity and principles.”
“My relations are very good with Western countries, they will be very good in African, and it will be good in Maghreb, especially since the Algerians will become an effective force in moving the file against the past,” he added.
Marzouki added: “For the four countries with which our relationship is not good (the UAE is the most prominent), our principle is simple:” We do not interfere in the affairs of any country. “
Emirates Leaks revealed at the end of July that the Emirati regime has made plans to try to disrupt the presidential elections scheduled in Tunisia after the death of President Beji Caid Essebsi.
At the time, the sources revealed that the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, the de facto ruler of the UAE, Mohammed bin Zayed issued orders to quickly communicate with cells and leaders of Isis and extremist organizations in Tunisia in order to carry out killings and bombing.
The sources pointed out that the UAE fears the arrival of power in Tunisia to Islamists at a time it has not resolved the situation so far in Algeria and Libya.
Following the death of Caid Essebsi, the Independent High Electoral Commission decided to change the election agenda and submit the presidential elections to September 15, while parliamentary elections remained on schedule on October 6.
Tunisian officials have already warned of the dangers of suspicious interventions by the United Arab Emirates in the country’s presidential election.
The UAE has a black record of conspiracies in the Arab Spring, especially Tunisia.
In June 2018, a report published by France’s Mond Afrque website, signed by its editor-in-chief Nicolas Beau on Monday, on thwarting a possible coup in Tunisia, sparked a mixture of anger and shock despite Tunisians’ knowledge of previous attempts by the UAE and Saudi Arabia to sabotage what was possible. The popular revolution and its political consequences.