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Wang Yi Kicks Off Africa Tour in Egypt, Red Sea Security Tops Agenda

Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry meets with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi at al-Tahrir Palace in the center of the Egyptian capital Cairo on January 14, 2024. Khaled DESOUKI / AFP

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Cairo, the first stop in a week-long, four-nation Africa tour.

Wang held separate talks with President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi along with his counterpart Sameh Shoukry where the war in Gaza and the escalating tensions in the Red Sea were the main focus of their discussions.

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