Jump to navigation

Vol 5 (AAC) No 12

Published 1st October 2012


Beijing backs Bamako’s army

China will continue to support the Bamako government’s position and ‘will bring our aid to the extent that it is possible, in particular to the army, where we already have cooperation that is well established’, Guo Xueli, Chargé d’Affaires in the Mali Embassy, asserted on 24 September. This is unusual: in previous African crises, Chinese diplomats have merely called for calm and negotiations between governments and rebels.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 264 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.