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Top Chinese Communist Party Official Visits Ruling Party Leaders in Kenya, Tanzania

Deputy Minister of the Department of Foreign Affairs of the CPC Central Committee Li Mingxiang met with ruling party officials in both Kenya and Tanzania this week.

In-person party-to-party exchanges between Communist Party of China (CPC) officials and African counterparts are ramping up again. Li Mingxiang, the Vice Minister of the International Department of the CPC Central Committee, recently visited Kenya and Tanzania.

The visit was ostensibly aimed at briefing the East African officials on the outcomes of China’s twentieth National Party Congress, which took place in October. According to Xinhua, the invitation came from Kenya’s ruling United Democratic Alliance.

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