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US disillusioned over failure to turn DR Congo away from Beijing

Ever since Félix Tshisekedi took power, Washington had hoped he would curb China's huge influence in the country. Four years later, the United States is bitterly disappointed that it has failed to break Beijing's hegemony in strategic mining issues. [...]
Published on 05.09.2022 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 7 minutes Olivier Liffran
US president Joe Biden and his Congolese counterpart Félix Tshisekedi in October 2021.
US president Joe Biden and his Congolese counterpart Félix Tshisekedi in October 2021. © Erin Schaff/Pool via Reuters
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