Last weekend the G8 countries USA, Canada, Japan, Germany, Russia, France, Great Britain and Italy meet in the French town Deauville. The summit was also attended by representatives from African countries such as Tunisia and Egypt for a fair and cooperative dialogue.
The leaders of the Group of Eight rich nations will give $20 billion to Egypt and Tunisia in order to promote pro-democratic reforms. French Prime Minister Francois Fillon stated "Strengthening and having a strong Egypt means a stronger area. We need G8 countries and G8 countries also need Egypt, as Egypt is a focal country in this area." Moreover, the G8 countries asked others countries in particular rich Arab nations to contribute as well to setting up democracies in Tunisia and Egypt.