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Published: 10:59, November 26, 2021 | Updated: 17:31, November 26, 2021
Xi to address 8th FOCAC Ministerial Conference
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Published:10:59, November 26, 2021 Updated:17:31, November 26, 2021 By Xinhua

In this file photo taken on Sept 4, 2018, Chinese President Xi Jinping chairs the first phase of the roundtable meeting of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China. (JU PENG / XINHUA)

BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend and deliver a keynote speech to the opening ceremony of the Eighth Ministerial Conference of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation on Monday via video link, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying announced on Friday.

State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Commerce Minister Wang Wentao will attend the conference in Dakar, Senegal from Nov 29 to 30, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian announced separately.

Before the conference, Wang will pay a visit to Senegal at the invitation of his Senegalese counterpart Aissata Tall Sall.

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