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At Davos, delegates talk down Trump effect but bet big on America

Trump's controversial comment hovers over WEF meeting at Davos, as African delegates are planning on boycotting the US president's closing speech.

Reuters  |  Davos, Switzerland 

African leaders feel insulted after Trump's derogatory comments on their countries, calling the countries, "a shithole", a comment which he now denies making. Latin American leaders are criticising his retreat from a Pacific-wide trade pact. African leaders are planning to boycott Trump's speech at the World Economic Forum meet at davos. Some top executives say they have declined invitations to meet with him during the summit. As the world's top policymakers and executives await Trump to address the Davos summit, they are privately voicing disbelief and ...

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First Published: Fri, January 26 2018. 00:18 IST
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