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After Siding With the West, Liberia is Now Aligned With China on Sensitive Territorial Issues

Liberia's Deputy Foreign Minister Deweh Gray endorsed Beijing's One-China policy at a National Day celebration this week at the Chinese embassy in Monrovia. Image via Liberian Observer.

Deweh Gray, a deputy foreign minister in Liberia, told an audience at the Chinese embassy in Monrovia on Tuesday that her government firmly supports Beijing’s One-China policy.

For most countries, that’s not a very controversial stance, but not in Liberia, where President George Weah’s administration made the exceptional decision to vote with the U.S. and Europe on the sensitive issue of China’s human rights policies in Xinjiang.

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