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EU in ‘solidarity’ with Tunisian people, quiet about rest of north Africa – EU Observer

January 20, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

In the past week, the two souls of Europe have been on display regarding the region, with Sweden acknowledging the European policy to have been a “failure” on the one hand and French foreign minister Michelle Alliot-Marie’s offering to send riot police to help the Tunisian authorities “restore order”. French President Nicholas Sarkozy has since performed an about-face and declared his “determined support” to the “democratic desires” of the Tunisian people.

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