US Secretary arrives in DR Congo

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US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has arrived in Congo’s capital Kinshasa.

After he arrived at N’Djili International Airport, Blinken met with President Felix Tshisekedi and members of the delegations of both countries.

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The Secretary will meet with government leaders and civil society groups over his two-day visit to discuss partnerships for regional security, human rights issues, environmental conservation, climate change, and bilateral trade and investment.

He is also s expected to encourage solutions to the violence in eastern Congo where attacks have increased dramatically in the past month.

Earlier Tuesday Blinken met with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and International Relations Minister Naledi Pandor for brief talks and to mark the country’s Women’s Day holiday.

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Report says Blinken will travel later Wednesday to Rwanda.

 

AFRICANEWS/CO

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