Chinese Foreign Affairs Minister to visit Rwanda

By IGIHE
On 10 January 2018 at 02:35

Chinese Minister for Foreign Affairs Wang Yi will visit different African countries including Rwanda from January 12nd to 16th, the Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson has said.

According to Xinhua, the Minister will also visit Angola, Gabon and Sao Tome and Principe

"Over the past 20-plus years, Chinese foreign ministers have always chosen Africa as their first trip in the new year. Wang’s continuation of this tradition shows that China consistently pays great attention to China-Africa ties," spokesperson Lu Kang said at a daily press briefing in Beijing on Tuesday.

Lu said that Wang’s visit will promote political mutual trust, strengthen mutually beneficial cooperation, and prepare for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit, which will be hosted by China this year.

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi

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