​Trump sends warm greetings to African leaders

President Donald Trump on Friday, January 26, told the African Union chairman to send his “warmest regards” to other regional leaders at a summit this weekend, after triggering rage with a reported derogatory remark on against Africans.
The US president congratulated Rwandan President Paul Kagame on taking over as chair of the African bloc, which Trump described as a “great honour”, Channels News Asia reports.

Donald Trump in a meeting with some African leaders (Photo credit: Twitter, @realDonaldTrump)


After meeting with Kagame at the world economic forum in Davos, Switzerland, Trump told him: “I know you’re going to your first meeting shortly. Please give my warmest regards.”

Donald Trump in a meeting with some African leaders (Photo credit: Twitter, @realDonaldTrump)

The US president ignored questions asked by news men concerning his reported remark that African nations are “shithole countries”, at a meeting on immigration with congress leaders.

Donald Trump in a meeting with some African leaders (Photo credit: Twitter, @realDonaldTrump)

President Trump’s comment drew missed comments throughout the world and led many African leaders to demand explanations from the president through their US ambassadors.

Donald Trump in a meeting with some African leaders (Photo credit: Twitter, @realDonaldTrump)

African Union, chaired by Kagame asked for Donald Trump’s apology to Africa. But Trump denied making the remark as reported by US lawmakers present at the meeting.

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