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Fact Not Propaganda (2)

Post by Sertorio » Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:45 am

FACT: Africa doesn't give a damn about the Ukraine, prefers dealing with Russia
SOURCES: Le Monde; The Africa Report; New York Times (Morning Briefing)
Mr. Zelensky's 10-minute message generated little interest on the African side. "They're unrealistic projects that didn't have any major impact here," said an African diplomat who listened to the speech. Only four heads of state followed it live. At the same time, seven leaders were meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss security issues in the Great Lakes region.
https://www.lemonde.fr/en/le-monde-afri ... 1_124.html
Within the AU, Zelenskyy’s wish was met with reluctance by several member states, foremost among them South Africa. Between abstention or even support for Moscow, some twenty African countries, including Rwanda, Mali and Kenya, refused to condemn the Russian aggression during a vote at the United Nations, preferring to remain neutral.
https://www.theafricareport.com/215651/ ... can-union/
The response: Overall, it was subdued. Moussa Faki Mahamat, the African Union chairman, called again for dialogue to end the war, a stark contrast to the enthusiastic audience he afforded to Putin earlier this month. Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, speaking as the rotating political head of the African Union, said this month that sanctions against Russia should end, referring to Putin as his “dear friend Vladimir.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/03/worl ... grain.html
This shows how the anti-Russia obsession is limited to the Anglo countries, most of Europe and a couple of Asian countries. The rest of the world continues dealing in a normal fashion with Russia, and may even welcome Russia's defiance of the self-proclaimed guardian of democracy. That's why sanctions against Russia are bound to fail.

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Re: Fact Not Propaganda (2)

Post by SteveFoerster » Thu Jun 23, 2022 5:33 am

Again, okay sources, but your conclusions aren't supported by them. Many African countries are kleptocracies in which Russia is better positioned than Ukraine to buy influence. There's no evidence this is a reflection of genuine sentiment, especially amongst everyday people. And abstention on condemning Russia's actions is no endorsement of them.
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Re: Fact Not Propaganda (2)

Post by lzzrdgrrl » Thu Jun 23, 2022 9:11 am

Sertorio wrote:
Thu Jun 23, 2022 1:45 am
FACT: Africa doesn't give a damn about the Ukraine, prefers dealing with Russia
SOURCES: Le Monde; The Africa Report; New York Times (Morning Briefing)
Mr. Zelensky's 10-minute message generated little interest on the African side. "They're unrealistic projects that didn't have any major impact here," said an African diplomat who listened to the speech. Only four heads of state followed it live. At the same time, seven leaders were meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, to discuss security issues in the Great Lakes region.
https://www.lemonde.fr/en/le-monde-afri ... 1_124.html
Within the AU, Zelenskyy’s wish was met with reluctance by several member states, foremost among them South Africa. Between abstention or even support for Moscow, some twenty African countries, including Rwanda, Mali and Kenya, refused to condemn the Russian aggression during a vote at the United Nations, preferring to remain neutral.
https://www.theafricareport.com/215651/ ... can-union/
The response: Overall, it was subdued. Moussa Faki Mahamat, the African Union chairman, called again for dialogue to end the war, a stark contrast to the enthusiastic audience he afforded to Putin earlier this month. Senegal’s president, Macky Sall, speaking as the rotating political head of the African Union, said this month that sanctions against Russia should end, referring to Putin as his “dear friend Vladimir.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2022/06/03/worl ... grain.html
This shows how the anti-Russia obsession is limited to the Anglo countries, most of Europe and a couple of Asian countries. The rest of the world continues dealing in a normal fashion with Russia, and may even welcome Russia's defiance of the self-proclaimed guardian of democracy. That's why sanctions against Russia are bound to fail.
That's why I have some optimism for the nations and people of the African continent. They're not suckers for the sort of grift that Z puts out unlike the western globo-demo elite.....'>......
I'm not a midwit, I'm a demiderp. Says so on the certificate which I just bought.....'>....

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