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The uncontrollable Moussa Faki

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Leaders at an African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday condemned Israel’s offensive in Gaza and called for its immediate end. 

Moussa Faki © Mena Today 

Leaders at an African Union summit in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Saturday condemned Israel’s offensive in Gaza and called for its immediate end. 

Moussa Faki, the chair of the African Union Commission, said Israel’s offensive was the “most flagrant” violation of international humanitarian law and accused Israel of having “exterminated” Gaza’s inhabitants. 

Faki spoke alongside Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh, who also addressed the summit. 

“Rest assured we strongly condemn these attacks that are unprecedented in the history of mankind,” Faki said to applause from delegates. “We want to reassure you of our solidarity with the people of Palestine.”

Moussa Faki has shown hostility towards Israel since October 7. He has never clearly condemned the massacres committed by Hamas. He has never denounced the hostage-taking.

There is no compassion from him, only a systematic alignment with the most extreme Arab positions.

Rumors suggest that this unconditional support is not altruistic.

Not all African countries share Moussa Faki's viewpoint. Many leaders on the continent consider his attitude uncontrollable.

Faki has also made headlines regarding the Western Sahara issue by supporting Algeria against Morocco.

By Alan Nasirian 

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