The Chinese Stance on the Darfur Conflict

Image: Flickr, UNAMID
Image: Flickr, UNAMID

China’s role in Sudan is one of the most closely watched and, in many circles, controversial relationships on the continent.

This paper provides a Sudanese perspective and argues that, far from profiting from its close ties with Khartoum, the Chinese government has experienced considerable difficulties. As a result of complexities arising from the ongoing conflict in Darfur, China has gradually changed its foreign policy approach towards Sudan.

30 Sep 2010

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SAIIA Occasional Paper No 67, September 2010
Asia Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa
China, Sudan
SAIIA Programme
Foreign Policy
Conflict, Controversial
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