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China’s New Ambassador to Djibouti Speaks With Jeune Afrique in One of His First Interviews With International Media

It’s still relatively rare that Chinese ambassadors in Africa do interviews with the international media and even it’s more notable that a relatively new envoy makes himself available to publications like the Paris-based magazine and website Jeune Afrique (JA).

Hu Bin, China’s ambassador to Djibouti who arrived in late July, recently spoke with JA in a wide-ranging interview that addressed Chinese loans to the small Horn of Africa country and the presence of the PLA navy’s only overseas base.

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