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China Commemorates 50 Years at the UN With a Hat Tip To Africa

China celebrated the 50th anniversary of its return to the United Nations on Monday, marking the day in 1971, when Beijing took over the seat from the Republic of China government in Taipei. 

That achievement is also a milestone in Beijing’s relations with African countries who provided 26 of the 76 votes needed to pass the resolution.

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