Former US President Ronald Reagan described African delegates to the UN as “monkeys”, in newly-unearthed tapes published by a US magazine.
He made the comment in a 1971 telephone call with then-President Richard Nixon.
Mr Reagan, who was governor of California at the time, was angered that African delegates at the UN sided against the US in a vote.
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