The Ninth Meeting of the China-Africa Think Tanks Forum kicked off in Beijing recently with more than 200 officials and scholars from China and a number of African countries to shed insight on China-Africa relations. The Global Times selected the opinions from several scholars at a sub-forum themed “The five principles of peaceful coexistence and China-Africa relations at new era.”
Wu Sike, China’s former special envoy for the Middle East and former ambassador to Egypt and Saudi Arabia
China is not only an initiator of the five principles of peaceful coexistence, but also a firm practitioner of principles. It is under these principles that China wholeheartedly aids African countries and other developing countries. The China International Import Expo recently showed China’s reasonability against the backdrop of the global pandemic. China provided free booths to some African countries at the expo and offered opportunities to export their products to the Chinese market. This is exactly the implementation of the five principles. Read More.