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Do People Give the Chinese a Pass in Africa Because They Hate the French Even More, Wonders Right-Wing French Legislator

Julie Lechanteux, a conservative French MP in the European Union parliament and a member of Marine Le Pen’s right-wing Rassemblement National party, channeled the growing unease across wide swathes of French society about the country’s declining influence in Africa and the rise of China on the continent.

TWEET TRANSLATION: While some accuse France of all sorts of bad things, the cutting up of the African continent by the Chinese continues. 

Why do those who say they defend Africa never talk about it? Because their hatred of France comes first?

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