Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi Tours Four African Nations

John Pinto | 29 January 2024

Wang Yi's Africa visit aimed to implement China-Africa Leaders Dialogue outcomes, focusing on industrialization, agricultural modernization, and talent development. The visit, setting the tone for the 2024 Forum on China-Africa Cooperation, also saw China expressing a global mediation role in Gaza. Wang Yi urged an "immediate and comprehensive ceasefire" in meetings with leaders from Egypt, Tunisia, and the League of Arab States Secretary-General.