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China’s Ambassador to the DRC Tries to Calm Tensions in Meeting With Mining Minister

Chinese ambassador Zhu Jing meeting with DR Congo Minister of Mines N'samba Kalambayi. Image via Chinese embassy in DRC.

Chinese ambassador to the DR Congo, Zhu Jing, paid a visit on Friday to Minister of Mines N’samba Kalambayi in an effort to calm rising tensions over videos depicting abuse of local employeesillegal mining activity and environmental destruction by Chinese mining companies among other transgressions.

“I reiterated, with the Minister of Mines, the constant position of the Chinese government which asks and even requires all Chinese companies which are active on Congolese territory to comply with Congolese laws and regulations,” said Zhu. 

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