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Davos: World leaders lambast protectionism

Several world leaders seemed to have a message to deliver to President Trump as they spoke out against protectionism and populism.

by Jonah Hull

World leaders have issued a defence of globalisation and multilateralism at the World Economic Forum in Davos - all apparently aimed at a particular guest.

But the politics of Davos go beyond Trump.

The spotlight also fell on the new leadership in Africa: the likely next South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is there; as is Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

Al Jazeera's Jonah Hull reports from Davos.


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