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Russia Counters West in Africa

Russia’'s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov recently visited Africa and said Moscow is currently developing a new foreign policy to counter fresh Western sanctions.

Speaking in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia recently on the last leg of his landmark visit to Africa last July,

Lavrov noted that many countries are ending reliance on the United States dollar.

This week’'s edition is focusing on the recent visit to Africa by Russia’s foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in what was seen as a diplomatic charm offensive amid tensions with Western countries over Moscow’s military operations in Ukraine.

The second part of our show will be on a report of The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development which urged African countries to rethink export diversification.

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