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Chinese Defense Minister Convenes Second China-Africa Peace and Security Forum Ministerial Meeting

Chinese Defense Minister, General Wei Fenghe, delivered the keynote address at Monday's China-Africa Peace and Security Forum Ministerial Meeting. Image via the Chinese Ministry of Defense.

Senior defense officials from at least 48 African countries took part in the second China-Africa Peace and Security Forum Ministerial Meeting that took place online on Monday.

General Wei Fenghe, China’s defense minister, delivered the keynote address during which he promoted Beijing’s new Global Security Initiative as a way to bolster ties with African militaries.

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