Friday, March 8, 2024

China Acknowledges Harm from Houthi Red Sea Attacks

 The South China Morning Post published on 8 March 2024 an article titled "China's 'Two Sessions' 2024: Red Sea Crisis 'a Big Challenge' for Beijing, Says Ambassador" by Zhao Ziwen.

China's ambassador to Egypt acknowledged on the sidelines of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing that Houthi attacks on shipping in the Red Sea pose a huge challenge for China.  Beijing's trade with Europe is being impacted negatively and its extensive investments in Egypt and the Suez Canal Zone are threatened.