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Ali: Erdogan worried about Biden taking presidency in US

Wednesday 11/November/2020 - 05:50 PM
The Reference

Abdelrehim Ali, chairman and editor-in-chief of Bawaba News and chairman of the board of directors of CEMO, said that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is concerned about US President-elect Joe Biden coming to power.

Ali added in the conference, moderated by journalist Magdy El Dakka, that Erdogan is the Brotherhood’s representative throughout the world. It is therefore not in the Turkish president’s interests that Biden succeeded in the US elections.

Biden has previously stated that Erdogan is a tyrant, Ali said, noting that the US president-elect also supports the Turkish opposition to overthrow the Turkish president.

This is come in Live broadcast to CEMO’s seminar on America's expected foreign policy line under Joe Biden.

Al-Bawaba Institute and the Center for Middle East Studies in Paris (CEMO) organize a seminar on America's expected foreign policy line under Joe Biden.

Debates during the seminar look into the expected future shape of U.S. policies under President-elect Joe Biden when he takes over in January.

Assistant foreign minister for European affairs and Egypt's former ambassador in Rome, Amr Helmi, participate in the seminar, along with Egypt's former ambassador in Washington, Mohamed Tawfiq.

Participating in the seminar will also be Mohamed Kamal, a professor of political science at Cairo University, and Chairman of the Board and Editor-in-Chief of al-Bawaba and Chairman of the Board of CEMO, Abdel Rahim Ali.

Renowned journalist, Magdi al-Daqaq, moderates the seminar.

Discussions in the seminar focus on international reactions to the return to power in the U.S. by the Democratic Party, the welcome the terrorist Muslim Brotherhood organization extended after Biden's election victory, the position of the new administration in the U.S. to the ongoing rise in terrorist attacks in Europe and fears from a spread of these attacks around the world.

The event will especially focus on the expected U.S. foreign policy line in the Middle East, in the light of Turkish and Iranian ambitions in the region, and the crises in Syria, Iraq, Libya and Yemen.

It also discuss the future of the aspired settlement to the Palestinian cause.