Mauritania has just obtained the cancellation of 95% of the interest on its debt to Kuwait, declared the Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ismael O. Cheikh Ahmed, on the sidelines of a press conference held Thursday in Nouakchott. The original debt incurred in the 1970s was $ 150 million and had never been repaid. At the end of June 2021, principal and accumulated interest reached $ 950 million, or 19% of
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