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A Western (read US) Role in What’s Happening in Guangzhou Emerges as a Key Chinese Message Point

One of the key themes to emerge from China’s rebuttal to well-documented instances of maltreatment of African migrants in Guangzhou centers around the role that Western governments are playing to foment discord in China and in its ties with African countries.

China’s primary Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunyin described it as a “wedge-driving attempt” and that same message was then echoed in Global Times news coverage and, increasingly on African diplomatic Tweets. 

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