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U.S. urges DRC to slow oil, gas extraction in rainforests

Clip: 08/11/2022 | 4m 54s | Video has closed captioning.

On a multi-country tour of Africa this week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has been making the case that the U.S. can be a quote "equal partner" with African nations. In that vein, he recently announced a new partnership between the U.S. and the Democratic Republic of Congo in an effort to protect some of that nation's natural treasures. William Brangham reports.

Aired: 08/11/22

Rating: NR

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