Botswana Summons US Envoy Over Trump ‘Shithole’ Slur

Channels Television  
Updated January 12, 2018
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Botswana’s government on Friday summoned the US ambassador to complain over remarks reportedly made by President Donald Trump describing African nations as “shithole countries”.

“The Government of Botswana, today summoned the US Ambassador to Botswana to express its displeasure at the alleged utterances made by the President of the US,” the country’s foreign ministry said in a statement posted on Twitter.