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5 September 2018: China and African countries agreed to strengthen their partnership during the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). The Summit, which convened under the theme, ‘China and Africa: Toward an Even Stronger Community with Shared Future through Win-Win Cooperation,’ resulted in the adoption of the Beijing Declaration, ‘Toward an Even Stronger China-Africa Community with a Shared Future,’ and the FOCAC Beijing Action Plan 2019-2021.

Speaking during the Forum, which met from 3-4 September 2018, in Beijing, China, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres highlighted increased development cooperation between China and Africa, based on: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the African Union’s (AU) Agenda 2063. He commended…

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