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Chinese Horn of Africa Special Envoy Arrives in Sudan For Two Days of Talks

Chinese Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, meeting with Sudan's Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Daffallah Al-Haj Ali. Image via the Sudan News Agency.

China’s point man for diplomacy in the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, landed in Khartoum on Tuesday for two days of talks. Shortly after he arrived, Xue met with Ministry of Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Daffallah Al-Haj Ali.

No specific details about the discussion have been released. It’s not entirely clear what is driving Xue’s latest tour of regional capitals, other than broad relationship-building. Over the past few days, Xue also visited both Djibouti and Eritrea.

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