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Chinese Embassy to Set Up a Special Unit That Aims to Combat Illegal Mining (Presumably by Chinese Companies)

TWEET TRANSLATION: The Chinese authorities have taken action to support the Congolese government in the fight against the illegal exploitation of natural resources. A special unit has also been set up within the Chinese Embassy in the DRC.

China’s ambassador to the DR Congo, Zhu Jing, provided the only follow up to Director-General Wu Peng’s announcement on Tuesday that the Chinese government would sanction six mining companies operating illegally in South Kivu with a short retweet and word that the embassy is going to set up a special unit to monitor illegal mining activities.

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