Gaborone seeks backing in Brussels to host Kimberley Process HQ

On a trip to Brussels from 13 to 16 November 2021, Botswanan president Mokgweetsi Masisi (left) met with the European Union's diplomatic chief, Josep Borrell.
On a trip to Brussels from 13 to 16 November 2021, Botswanan president Mokgweetsi Masisi (left) met with the European Union's diplomatic chief, Josep Borrell. © Josep Borrell Fontelles/Twitter
In keeping with his election promises to promote the presence of Botswana within key international institutions, President Mokgweetsi Masisi is on an EU lobbying drive. He is hoping to secure the backing of Brussels for his country to be chosen as the location for the new permanent secretariat of the Kimberley Process. [...] (312 words)
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