African Union condemns Trump, demand apology

Reuters . Washington | Update:

People join together to mark the 8th anniversary of the massive earthquake in Haiti and to condemn US president Donald Trump`s reported statement about immigrants from Haiti, Africa and El Salvador on 12 January 2018 in Miami, Florida. AFPAfrican Union countries expressed outrage and demanded an apology on Friday after the US president Donald Trump reportedly called African nations “shithole” countries, the African Union Mission in Washington said in a statement.

“The African Union Mission condemns the comments in the strongest terms and demands a retraction of the comment as well as an apology to not only to the Africans but to all people of African descent around the globe,” it said.

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