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China’s Ambassador to the DRC Hints the Country May Once Again Be at the Center of a Great Power Struggle

Chinese ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zhu Jing, posted a somewhat cryptic tweet earlier this week that suggested the DRC may once again be at the center of a great power struggle, this one, he implied between the United States and China.

“The DRC and Africa must not be the battleground for the (great) powers, let us be vigilant to those who cry out for fighting and seek to create hostility,” said Zhu.

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