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In Namibia, visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi is scheduled to hold talks with the country’s leaders. Namibia is the third leg of Yang’s one-week African tour.
Yang has just left Niger, where he held talks with Nigerien leaders on Wednesday. Yang said the two countries have maintained a strong momentum in their respective development. He also said he expects both sides to expand cooperation in trade, culture, education and health.
Nigerien President Mahamadou Issoufou said his country would like work to create good conditions for Chinese enterprise to invest in Niger. Yang Jiechi has also met with Nigerian Minister of State Bazoum Mohamed. The two sides signed agreements on economic and technical cooperation after the meeting.
FM Yang's African tour
1st stop: Cote d’Ivoire
Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara has held talks with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi on bilateral relations. Full story >>
|Cote d'Ivoire's President Alassane Ouattara (L, Front) meets with China's Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi (R, Front) in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, on Jan. 3, 2012. (Xinhua/Zhao Yingquan)|
2nd stop: Niger
Visiting Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has held talks with Bazoum Mohamed, Niger’s minister of state in charge of foreign affairs, cooperation, African integration and overseas Nigeriens. Full story >>
|Visiting Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has held talks with Bazoum Mohamed, Niger’s |
minister of state in charge of foreign affairs, cooperation, African integration
and overseas Nigeriens.