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China’s New Top Diplomat For Sub-Saharan Africa Lays Out His Agenda

File photo of Wu Peng, China's former ambassador to Kenya and the newly-appointed director-general of the African Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Image via Xinhua.

China’s former ambassador to Kenya and the new head of the African Affairs Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wu Peng, laid out his agenda in a recent column published in the state-run China Daily newspaper.

There were no surprises in the essay. Wu focused largely on well-established priorities including COVID-19 cooperation, debt relief, and support for multilateralism.

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