Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE

Syria plans to do sanction-busting business with China, but will Beijing play along?

  • President Bashar al-Assad has pledged to find ways around US sanctions for Chinese businesses as he seeks to rebuild the country
  • While Beijing wants a stable Syria, its approach to the Middle East is cautious

Topic |   Syrian conflict
Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
Smoke rising from targets inside Syria, days after the US withdrew troops from the area. Photo: EPA-EFE
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