interview with former Chinese Ambassador to Eritrea, Mr. Shu Zhan

China Regards Eritrea Good Partner and Comrade from Strategic and Long-term Perspective, Ambassador Shu Zhan

BY AMANUEL MESFUN Dear readers, we are delighted to bring you a special Q&A session from Beijing with the former Chinese Ambassador to Eritrea, Mr. Shu Zhan, to share his insights on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Eritrea and China on a range of issues related to China-Eritrea relations.

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China Eritrea partnership on its 30 years anniversary

China, Eritrea to Celebrate 30 Years of Diplomatic Ties

The friendship between Eritrea and China is a unique one that has been developing steadily over the years. Located in the Horn of Africa, Eritrea gained its de facto independence in 1991 (and de jure independence in 1993) after a long and bitter struggle with Ethiopia. Since then, the country has faced many challenges, including […]

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China Eritrea Established Strategic Partnership

“I am very pleased to have decided with President Xi Jinping to establish bilateral relations as a strategic partnership.” – President Isaias Afwerki China’s senior delegation led by State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi arrived in Eritrea’s capital late Tuesday (Jan 4) for a two-day official visit to the country. Wang Yi and his […]

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Botched Addis Ababa-Djibouti Railway Project a Warning to Belt and Road Investors

Planning behind many China-led projects abroad [in Africa] has been ‘downright inadequate’ and costly BY ERIC NG | SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST The planning behind many of China’s major infrastructure projects abroad has been “downright inadequate”, leading to huge financial losses, according to the head of the country’s state export credit insurer.

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