Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE

China promises to strengthen Central Asia ties amid struggle with US for influence

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Topic |   Diplomacy
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi said Beijing had shared interests with the country and was not motivated by geopolitical considerations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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