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China Hits Back at TICAD 8

Japanese officials may have tried to downplay their rivalry with China in Africa, but the response from Beijing put the inflamed relationship between the countries front and center.

China’s state-owned Global Times sharply criticized the commitments announced at the TICAD 8 meeting in Tunisia, and called on Japan to “avoid jeopardizing the overall situation of bilateral relations” between Beijing and Tokyo. 

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