China Daily Commentary on China-Africa

From The Official Blog of Amb. David H. Shinn Sat Dec 22 2012, 13:54:00

China Daily (Africa edition) ran an article titled "Mutual Benefit" about China-Africa relations on 21 December 2012 by Andrew Moody and Zhong Nan. A government-financed paper, it is not surprising that the China Daily article emphasizes the positive aspects of the China-Africa relationship.

It contains my reaction to a statement made by U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton more than a year ago that equated China's actions in Africa to those of neo-colonialism. I urged that the United States and China identify issues in Africa where the two countries could cooperate.

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