Tillerson Reaffirms US Commitment to Africa

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has re-affirmed the U.S. commitment to Africa, two months after President Donald Trump's reported derogatory comments about the continent. "I think the United States commitment to Africa is quite clear in terms of the importance we place on the relationship," said Tillerson at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. "The president himself wrote a personal letter to the chairperson, reaffirming the importance of this relationship." Trump in January reportedly used an expletive to describe Haiti and some African countries. At the time,...


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Published By: VOA Africa - Thursday, 8 March

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