China, Burkina Faso establish diplomatic ties after Taiwan ditched

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China, Burkina Faso establish diplomatic ties after Taiwan ditched

BEIJING: China and Burkina Faso have formally established diplomatic relations, after the latter severed ties with Taiwan.

The deal was signed by Chinese government’s State Councillor Wang Yi, and Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Alpha Barry in Beijing today.

It is considered another victory for Beijing as it keeps up pressure on Taipei.

 AFP