Politburo member Yang Jiechi meets Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on July 3. Photo: Xinhua
Politburo member Yang Jiechi meets Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on July 3. Photo: Xinhua

Visit by China’s top diplomat underscores importance of Zimbabwe ties

  • Western sanctions have seen Beijing become main financier of infrastructure projects
  • Country viewed as a key strategic location in southern Africa for spreading Chinese influence

Politburo member Yang Jiechi meets Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on July 3. Photo: Xinhua
Politburo member Yang Jiechi meets Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare on July 3. Photo: Xinhua
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