Yang Jiechi meets President Macky Sall of Senegal in Dakar. Photo: Xinhua

China’s top diplomat hits out at critics for ‘defaming and attacking’ its role in Africa

  • China’s involvement in the continent has faced increasing accusations of ‘debt trap diplomacy’ but Yang Jiechi defended Beijing’s role against ‘groundless accusations’
  • Yang was speaking after visiting Uganda, Senegal and Republic of Congo, where China has invested billions of dollars
Topic |   China-Africa relations
Yang Jiechi meets President Macky Sall of Senegal in Dakar. Photo: Xinhua
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