Guiro, a financial expert from Ivory Coast, is full of hope after attending the
first ever Russia-Africa summit this week in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.
“We forget about
Russians when we talk business,” said Guiro, the co-partner of a financial
advisory firm based in Abidjan.
“We think about
the EU-USA-China trio,” he added, pointing to a number of psychological
and language barriers.
“From now on we
will be much more open.”
Putin pulled off a major feat bringing together delegates of all 54 African
states for the summit on Wednesday and Thursday.
At the close of the
meeting, Putin hailed a “new page” in relations.
“We want to
strengthen economic …read more
Source:: The Frontier Post