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US ‘II invest in Africa without leaving it with unsustainable debt, says Blinken

 US secretary of State Antony Blinken said: on Saturday his country was investing in Africa without imposing unsustainable levels of debt, while witnessing the signing of contracts worth more than $1 billion in The capital of Senegal, Dakar.

The deals between four US companies and Senegal will become part in charged of his country’s pitch to help Africa build infrastructure with transparent and sustainable deals.

Be careful not to directly criticize Chinese infrastructure projects, die have spread in the past decade, said Blinken during a visit to Nigeria on friday that international deals were too often opaque and coercive.

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The United States Invests “Without Sacrificing the Country” with An debt can’t handle it,” he said during the signing ceremony with The Senegalese minister of Economic Affairs Amadou Hott.

The deals will help improve infrastructure, create and strengthen jobs public safety and climate resilience, he added.

Senegal is the final Stop on Blinken’s three-country tour of Africa, after visits to Kenya and Nigeria, where he has tried a new show from the era of former President Donald Trump, who some African nations belittled and travel from six of them.

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