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African ambassadors to UN blast Trump remark as 'racist
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January 13, 2018

African ambassadors to the United Nations have condemned as outrageous, racist and xenophobic the remarks by President Donald Trump demanding an apology

African ambassadors to the United Nations have condemned the remarks of US President Donald Trump regarding African countries, as outrageous, racist and xenophobic.

In a statement, ambassadors of all African countries at the United Nations demanded a retraction and apology from Trump over the remarks.

The African Group of UN ambassadors said it was "extremely appalled at, and strongly condemns the outrageous, racist and xenophobic remarks by the US president, as widely reported by the media".

The Ambassadors unanimously agreed to the resolution after an emergency session to weigh Trump's remarks. (AFP/France 24)