China and Eritrea agreed on the importance of their strategic ties for mutual benefits.

China Respects Eritrea’s Independent Path

Both parties agreed on the importance of their strategic ties for mutual benefit. Eritrea and China are strengthening their ties for expanded cooperation, as emphasized by President Isaias Afwerki and China’s Special Envoy to the Horn of Africa, Ambassador Xue Bing, in their recent discussions in Asmara. Their discussion centered around mutual interests in bilateral […]

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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's Premier Li Qiang and Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki discuss on how to enrich the Strategic Partnership between the two countries.

China and Eritrea Should Enrich Strategic Partnership – Premier Li

At a meeting held at the Great Hall of People in Beijing with the visiting Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, China’s Premier Li Qiang stated that their countries should “deepen mutually beneficial win-win cooperation and continuously enrich their strategic partnership”, transcending normative diplomatic ties. President Isaias for his part underlined that Eritrea-China ties go back almost […]

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‘Broader Prospects for China-Eritrea Friendly Relations’ : Ambassador Zigang

There are vast opportunities and limitless prospects for China-Eritrea pragmatic cooperation under the two frameworks of FoCAC and ‘Belt and Road’. BY AMBASSADOR YANG ZIGANG | SHABAIT From October 18th – 24th, the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China was successfully convened in Beijing. The Congress is of great significance as it […]

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Eritrea: Chinese Embassy Seminar on ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative

“The strategic location of Eritrea in the Red Sea coast makes it important for the Belt and Road initiative.” – Ambassador Yang Zigang. BY SHABAIT The Chinese Embassy in Eritrea organized a one-day seminar on the 28th September in Asmara on the “Belt and Road initiative and China-Eritrea Pragmatic Cooperation”. At the seminar attended by […]

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Joining ‘The Belt and Road’ Initiative Promoting Friendship and Cooperation

BY YANG ZIGANG (Chinese Ambassador to the State of Eritrea) “The Belt and Road” Forum for International Cooperation was held in Beijing, China on May 14 and 15, which attracted worldwide attention. Countries along “the Belt and Road” participate in the Forum actively, and highly anticipate that the outcomes of the Forum will bring new […]

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