Egypt also boycotts Karate Championships in Tunisia

After Morocco, Egypt has also decided to withdraw from the North African Karate Championships which will take place in Tunis, from September 7 to 11.

Placed under the aegis of the Union of African Karate Federations, this competition brings together representatives of North African countries in a number of events. “Caring about the good representation of all the participating teams, the vigor and the aura of the competition, the Egyptian Karate Federation has decided to withdraw from the North African Karate Championships”, indicates a press release from the ‘instance.

This decision comes following the withdrawal of Morocco which announced at the end of last week, that it will no longer participate in the North African Karate Championship, in reaction to the reception in Tunis of the leader of the Polisario Front on his descent plane by Tunisian President Kais Saied, as well as the presidents and heads of government who came to attend the Japan-Africa summit.

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Rabat described this welcome as a “serious and unprecedented act, which deeply hurts the feelings of the Moroccan people”. Morocco believes that Tunisia “unilaterally” invited Brahim Ghali to the summit “against Japan’s advice and in violation of the preparation process. »



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