Two Chinese Special Envoys are currently touring Africa. Zhai Jun, China’s Special Envoy to the Middle East arrived in Sudan late Monday night, his second visit there in a month. Zhai is currently on a week-long tour of Middle East and North African countries that included stops in Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Egypt.
Meantime, his colleague, Horn of Africa Special Envoy Xue Bing is wrapping up his own tour of the region. Xue, together with Ambassador Zhou Pingjiang, met with Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Raychelle Omamo at the State House in Nairobi. Earlier, Xue announced that China plans to convene a peace conference that both Ethiopia and Kenya have offered to host.
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