African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat during a news conference following talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Reception House. Photo: Dmitry Lebedev/Kommersant/Sipa via AP Images.

African Union Commission Chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat during a news conference following talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Reception House. Photo: Dmitry Lebedev/Kommersant/Sipa via AP Images.