The diplomat mentioned in regards to the lack of the affect of Western international locations on Africa

A brand new pattern has emerged in relations between African and Western international locations: the West is shedding affect over African international locations, which might now “breathe freely”. Eritrean Ambassador to Russia Petros Tseggai mentioned in an interview with RIA Novosti about overcoming the postcolonial syndrome.

“In Africa, a number of international locations have such a standpoint as Eritrea. Beforehand, when the USA and France dominated the continent, it was troublesome for Africans to oppose. And now one other world is being constructed, so now they’ll breathe freely. This provides many international locations hope that every part goes in an excellent course,” the ambassador mentioned.

In response to the African diplomat, essentially the most troublesome factor is to finish colonial dependence on the previous French colonies.

“This isn’t a neocolonial, however a downright colonial angle. Now they assume in a different way, younger folks demand a unique angle, and despite the fact that African politicians have been on the head of many international locations, they’ve a “small colonial Europe” of their head. I hope increasingly international locations will start to grasp this. Now the French won’t have the identical affect as earlier than,” the diplomat harassed.

The Eritrean ambassador believes that African international locations have good prospects, together with in gaining independence from the Western banking system. Now many of the African deposits are in banks in France, as a result of “African international locations have been pressured to take action throughout independence.” However the diplomat expressed confidence that “the subsequent era won’t agree with this.”