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Xi Demands “Severe Punishment” for Assailants Who Killed 9 Chinese Miners in Central African Republic

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the Central African Republic (CAR) to find the attackers who raided a mining company early Sunday morning and killed 9 Chinese nationals.

The President called for the perpetrators to receive “severe punishment.” It’s extremely rare, if not unprecedented, for Xi to publicly speak out on these kinds of security incidents.

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