China Plans Peace Envoy For Horn Of Africa


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China will also shift its focus in Africa from infrastructure to trade China announced Thursday plans to appoint a special envoy to foster peace in the conflict-riven Horn of Africa. Foreign Minister Wang Yi also noted that Beijing will shift focus in the continent from infrastructure to trade. The Chinese official made the comments in Kenya, which is active in diplomatic efforts to halt the war in Ethiopia between the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) and Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s federal government. Wang also visited Eritrea, which borders the northern Tigray region and is an ally of Abiy in a...