U.S. Won’t Ask African Nations to Pick Sides in Standoff With Russia, Blinken Says

The US will not ask African governments to choose sides in a deepening standoff with other powers like Russia and China, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday in South Africa in a speech on the Biden administration’s strategy towards the continent.

Mr Blinken’s visit, scheduled for later this week to the DRC and Rwanda, comes at a time of growing US concerns about Russia’s influence in Africa and following a recent trip by Moscow’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

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