China’s special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, speaks at the conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: AFP
China’s special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, speaks at the conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: AFP

As China-Horn of Africa Peace Conference ends, Beijing’s envoy offers to play regional security role

  • The Horn, where China has substantial investment interests, has long been racked by civil wars, Islamist insurgencies and military coups
  • China will help with ‘peacekeeping and cooperate in law enforcement’ as well as development in the region, says Xue Bing

China’s special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, speaks at the conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: AFP
China’s special envoy to the Horn of Africa, Xue Bing, speaks at the conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Monday. Photo: AFP
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