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China Formalizes Ties With Honduras, Bolstering Diplomatic Presence in the Americas

China's Foreign Minister Qin Gang and his Honduran counterpart Enrique Reina inaugurate the new embassy Beijing on on June 10, 2023. Image via Xinhua.

77 days after President Xiomara Castro announced Honduras would switch its diplomatic allegiance from Taiwan to China, the two countries made it official with the inauguration of a new embassy in Beijing.

Sunday’s plaque reveal ceremony in the Chinese capital followed less than a week after a similar event in Tegucigalpa, marking the opening of the Chinese mission.

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