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China Sends High-Level Public Security Bureau Official to DR Congo For Talks on How to Better Protect Chinese Nationals

Liu Jingjie (center right), head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Public Security Bureau, met with Congolese officials to discuss the security of nationals in the DRC. Image via the Chinese embassy in the DRC.

The Chinese government recently dispatched a high-ranking member of the powerful Ministry of Public Security (MPS) to the Democratic Republic of the Congo for talks with security officials on how to better protect Chinese nationals in the country.

Liu Jiingjie, head of the Criminal Investigation Bureau at the MPS, led a meeting of a new bilateral working group that included officials from the Congolese national police, the interior ministry and the prime minister’s office. The focus of Liu’s discussions was reportedly on how to reduce the number of kidnappings of Chinese nationals.

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