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U.S., EU Unveil Next Steps in the Expansion of Angola’s Lobito Corridor Railway

The United States and the European Union are moving forward with a plan to upgrade the 1,300-kilometer Lobito rail corridor that links the copper and cobalt belts in Zambia and the DR Congo with the port of Lobito in Angola.

In separate announcements made on the sidelines of the G20 summit in New Delhi on Saturday, the U.S. and EU said that a feasibility study to expand the railway between Angola and Zambia will be undertaken.

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