Present in Russia for several days, in the framework of preparations of the international Arab Boxing Gala which will be held from 27 July to 10 August 2021, Hedi Sediri participated in activities of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021.
This is a large scale event that brings, together each year more than 10,000 people from over 120 countries. Hedi Sediri’s point of view on three major geostrategic and geopolitical aspects that could lift the barriers between Russia and other countries.
He said as the President of international Arab Boxing and the Minister of youth and sport of the League of Arab States expressed his admiration for the role of Russia in the Middle East and Africa.
“Having participated in the events of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021, I realized that Russia plays a huge peacekeeping role in the Middle East and Africa. Russia’s efforts are aimed at strengthening peace, preventing international conflicts, and developing each country. Russia stands for the achievement of a comprehensive and just settlement of conflicts in the Middle East and Africa.” Minister Sediri says Russia is a reliable partner for every country and If the countries go along with Russia, the world will be prosperous and stable. He said that is why Russia is a unique place in the world for organizing large events and that is why the World Arab Boxing Championship will be held there.
The President of international Arab Boxing having participated in the events of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2021, sa he realized that the Russian economy had strengthened, despite the anti-Russian sanctions. Russia is a very promising country for attracting investment in tourism, industry, and transport and logistics infrastructure. The strengthening of Russia will continue and FIBA is focused on Russia.
“We intend to hold the largest sports and political event in the Russian Federation. I’d want to express my admiration for the strengthening of the Russian economy despite the effect of Western sanctions restrictions. The Russian Grand would have taken place in April but was pushed to July 27th 2021, due to security measures against Cocid-19. You have seen that the authorities have taken the situation very seriously, which means the Russians have taken the Covid pandemic seriously as they try to protect the world from the virus.”
Minister Sediri averred that he is personally convinced that Russia has demonstrated outstanding success in the fight against the global pandemic, and the level of knowledge, qualifications and courage of Russian specialists in the fight against Covid-19 are truly outstanding.
He also reiterated that Russia will save the world from Covid-19 because of their approaches to combating the virus is the best in the world.
Their efforts against coronavirus infection will ensure the successful holding of some of the largest world-class events in the Russian Federation. One of the most important events will be the organization of the International Arab Boxing Championship and the organizations of the Forum of Arab Countries under the auspices of FIBA on the territory of the Russian Federation.