The Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs visits several countries in Africa

Wang Yi, Chinese Minister of Foreign Affairs, is on an official visit to Africa. The tour began on January 10 and will last until January 17. At the invitation of his counterpart, Agapito Mba Mokuy, the Chinese leader will visit Equatorial Guinea in coming days.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agapito
Mba Mokuy.
13/01/2015

In addition to Sudan and Kenya, which he has already visited, other countries to be visited by Wang Yi will be: Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon and the Democratic Republic of Congo. These trips respond to a joint invitation from the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the countries listed above. The spokesman for the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hong Lei, said at a press conference that these visits will implement the results of those already made to Africa in 2013 and 2014, by President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang, respectively.

It is already a tradition -from the early nineties- that the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of China make their first annual diplomatic visit to Africa.

Wang Yi confirmed in Sudan the willingness of his country to intensify efforts to resolve conflicts on the continent. In Kenya he also proposed to strengthen cooperation in infrastructures and agriculture, to relocate Chinese production technology; help using renewable energy and protect the ecology.

SOURCE: Equatorial Guinea’s Press and Information Office

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