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Q&A: U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Rejects Assertion That Washington is “Playing Catch-up” With Beijing

U.S. Ambassador to Kenya Kyle McCarter. SIMON MANIA/AFP

Washington’s outspoken envoy to Nairobi, Kyle McCarter, denied that the U.S. is trying to use a free trade agreement that’s currently being negotiated by the two governments as evidence that the Trump administration is trying to “catch up” with the Chinese in Africa. 

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