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Sierra Leone President Arrives in China for State Visit

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio reacts during the 64th Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Head of States and Government ordinary session in Abuja on December 10, 2023. Kola Sulaimon / AFP

Sierra Leone President Julius Maada Bio arrived in China on Tuesday to kick off a five-day visit that will culminate in Beijing with a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping.

Bio is also scheduled to meet with Premier Li Qiang and China’s top legislator, Zhao Leji, according to a Foreign Ministry statement.

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