Failure of European African Policy on Display at EU-AU Summit, Contrary to China’s Approach

Dec. 10, 2017 – The EU-Africa summit that took place Nov. 29/30 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, was exemplary of the complete travesty perpetrated by the European Union with its so-called African policy, in reality a flimsy cover for neocolonialism. Many hollow words were heard on investments and development, but the only decision taken was to create a “UN-EU-African” task force to repatriate refugees currently in camps in Libya. That decision was typically prompted by a well-timed, emotionally charged CNN report showing inhuman conditions in those camps, currently run by the Tripoli authorities as part of a bilateral agreement with the Italian government. But to implement the decision, European nations would have to put boots on the ground in Libya.Hier   weiterlesen