The Deputy Likhachev: the Nobel prize Tunisian Quartet signal, the Middle East and Africa


MOSCOW, October 8. The Nobel peace prize for the year 2015 of the Tunisian national dialogue Quartet is a good signal for the near and Middle East, North Africa, covered the epidemic of “color revolutions”. This opinion was expressed on Friday to the journalists the ex-permanent representative of the Russian Federation to the European Union, Deputy of the state Duma Vasily Likhachev.

“I think this decision is a very serious signal for the near and Middle East, North Africa, covered the epidemic of color revolutions” – he stressed.

Likhachev explained that “as a result of “color revolutions” there is a change of internal processes is complicated by the inter-ethnic relations, the crisis of institutions, contradictions arise between the authorities and society and, of course, plenty of confessional and inter-religious problems.” Today’s Nobel laureate, in his words, on the contrary, indicated that “trend, in which it is necessary to develop the Tunisian state.”

The MP also noted that the award this year demonstrates “the desire of the Nobel peace Committee to emphasize the need and priority trends towards sustainable development of the state and society”, especially in the context of the fact that the “Bacillus of revolution developed in the laboratory under the name “United States of America”. “So I think that is a fair decision (of awarding the Nobel prize), it works today, and tomorrow,” – said Likhachev.

The Nobel peace prize for 2015 was awarded to the Tunisian national dialogue Quartet for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy” in Tunisia after the “Jasmine revolution” of 2011. The Quartet includes 4 of the Union of Tunisian workers (Union), the Tunisian Union of Industrialists, entrepreneurs and artisans (chamber of Commerce), the Tunisian League for human rights and the bar Association. The organization was formed in the summer of 2013 to resolve the acute political crisis in the country, aggravated by the killing on 6 February and 25 July 2013 in Tunis the capital opposition politicians, the case of Belaid and Mohammed Brahmi. One of the main outcomes of the work of the Quartet was the formation of a nonpartisan government of technocrats headed jomaa.