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Hundreds of Chinese Nationals Evacuated From Northern Ethiopia, Confirms Foreign Ministry Spokesman

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Zhao Lijian.

600 Chinese nationals have reportedly been safely escorted out of the conflict zone in northern Ethiopia. “With the assistance of the Ethiopian side, the Chinese citizens there have basically been evacuated,” confirmed Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian at the regular press briefing on Tuesday in Beijing.

Fans of the blockbuster action movie “Wolf Warrior 2” may be disappointed to learn that the thousands of Chinese PLA forces in neighboring Djibouti were not called on to lead the kind of heroic rescue operation depicted in the movie.

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