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Biden pumps up Africa relations, will visit next year


December 16, 2022

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Thursday he will visit sub-Saharan Africa next year, the first U.S. president to travel there in a decade. He announced the trip — still unscheduled — as he wrapped up a U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit by stressing he's serious about increasing U.S. attention to the growing continent.

His promise of a personal visit came as Biden declared to the 49 leaders gathered for the summit that "Africa belongs at the table" in every conversation of global consequence.

"I'm looking forward to seeing you in your home countries," Biden said near the end of the...

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