“Africa squared up to fight for a better economic deal with the European Union on Monday as Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi opened a key summit warning the continent was ready to do business elsewhere.
“We have failed in our economic partnership with Europe,” Kadhafi told leaders of 80 nations gathered in the high-rise seaside Libyan capital for the two-day talks.
Opening the first summit in three years between the two continents, Kadhafi reopened old wounds between former colonial powers and nations marking half a century of independence at a time when the onus is on efforts to seal a “new, equal” partnership.” by Claire Rosemberg (AFP)
Either Kadhafi doesn’t know what an economic deal implies, or he really doesn’t give a shit… And our smart ass Mr. Georges Papandreou rushed in Africa to help. Monkey see, monkey do…
- Africa, EU on summit collision course over economic deals – AFP (news.google.com)
- Kadhafi never without ‘voluptuous’ nurse: leaked US files (alternet.org)