It’s still relatively rare that Chinese ambassadors in Africa do interviews with the international media and even it’s more notable that a relatively new envoy makes himself available to publications like the Paris-based magazine and website Jeune Afrique (JA).
Hu Bin, China’s ambassador to Djibouti who arrived in late July, recently spoke with JA in a wide-ranging interview that addressed Chinese loans to the small Horn of Africa country and the presence of the PLA navy’s only overseas base.
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