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Foreign Intervention is the Root Cause of Conflict in the Horn of Africa Says China’s Special Envoy

Image via NTV Uganda.

Foreign intervention more than anything else is to blame for the current instability in the Horn of Africa (HoA), according to Xue Bing, China’s Special Envoy for the region.

Xue made the remarks during a small press briefing this weekend in Uganda before leaving for the final stop of his nearly two-week tour of countries in the HoA. For the first time on this trip, Xue provided more details about the peace conference Beijing hopes to convene in the next few months – an idea he said has been well received by regional leaders:

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