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Following Washington's threats, Tshisekedi presidency tries to discreetly renegotiate its Gertler deal

DRC President Félix Tshisekedi and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
DRC President Félix Tshisekedi and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken. © EVELYN HOCKSTEIN / POOL / AFP
Félix Tshisekedi's presidency is using the utmost discretion to try to renegotiate the financial compensation it granted Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler 10 months ago. The US, which is threatening to impose sanctions on members of the Congolese government, has been a key player in this U-turn. [...] (608 words)
Issue dated 21/12/2022 Reading time 3 minutes Olivier Liffran, Joan Tilouine
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