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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Moves to Calm Tensions With African Diplomats Over the Recent Crisis in Guangzhou

Diplomatic tensions between China and a number of African governments and institutions appear to have considerably following the crisis over the weekend in Guangzhou where African migrants and residents were forcibly removed from their homes and hotels.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi spoke by phone on Monday with Moussa Faki Mahamat, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, to provide reassurances that African migrants in the southern Chinese city will be protected.

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