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Jun 17, 2019
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Former Tunisian President Marzouki Bursts into Tears on Al-Jazeera When Asked to Eulogize Mohamed Morsi

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Source: Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar)

On June 17, 2019, Al-Jazeera Network (Qatar) aired a broadcast in memory of former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, who had died earlier that day. Former Tunisian President Moncef Marzouki, who was interviewed on the show, asked Allah to have mercy on Morsi and to bless Morsi for everything he had given to the people. Marzouki apologized to Morsi for the fact that people had not been able to support him more, and he then began crying.


Reporter: "I see our time is up, but please take the next few moments, if you would like to eulogize Dr. Mohamed Morsi, here on Al-Jazeera Live. What would you like to say to him?"


Moncef Marzouki: "May Allah let you rest in peace. May Allah bless you for all that you have given this people. May Allah bless you for your patience. We beg your forgiveness for not being able to support you more than we did. I can only imagine all the torture and pain that you suffered over the past seven years. May Allah have mercy on… May Allah forgive you and all of us."


Reporter: "I am very sorry, Dr. Marzouki… Forgive me… I would like to thank you very much, Dr. Moncef Marzouki, former president of Tunisia. I am sorry that my last question has caused this… Let me thank you again for joining us on such short notice. Thank you very much, former Tunisian president, Dr. Moncef Marzouki, for joining us via satellite."

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