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D.R. Congo President Reminds France, Russians and Chinese Understand Us Better

Early last week, President of the Democratic Republic of Congo Felix Tshisekedi was in Paris, where he gave an interview to Darius Rochebin at France’s LCI. Incredulous Rochebin asked, “Are you saying that the Chinese or the Russians behave better than us Westerners, currently, in your opinion?”

According to Arnaud Bertrand, the President replied: “Oh absolutely! You don’t quite understand African realities... it’s astonishing to see how we are very distant in terms of cultures. We cannot understand why you come to give us lessons, for example, on human rights.”

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