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The EU commented on the decision of African countries to participate in the summit with Russia.

The EU commented on the decision of African countries to participate in the summit with Russia.

The decision to participate in the Russia-Africa summit belongs exclusively to the authorities of specific African countries, the EU respects the choice of African partners, Nabil Massrali, spokesperson for the EU foreign policy service, said at a briefing in Brussels.

“The decision to participate in the Russia-Africa summit belongs exclusively to the authorities of specific African countries. The EU respects the verified choice of African partners,” she said, commenting on the journalists’ request for the EU’s reaction to the summit.


The second summit and economic and humanitarian forum “Russia – Africa” ​​is held on July 27-28 in St. Petersburg.


The first Russia-Africa summit was held in Sochi in 2019, along with an economic forum. The forum was attended by heads of African states, representatives of Russian, African and international business and government agencies, as well as representatives of integration associations of the African continent.