South African Police Visit China for Talks, Training with Counterparts

South African Police Minister Bheki Cele and a group of his senior officials visited China last week for five days of discussions and training with Chinese police officials. Their schedule included talks about security preparations for the August BRICS summit to be held in Johannesburg, South Africa, and security for projects under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

A Chinese paramilitary policeman stands in front of the South African flag (R) and Chinese flag flying together in Beijing's Tiananmen Square on December 4, 2014. South African President Jacob Zuma began a four-day visit to China on Dec 4. AFP PHOTO/Greg BAKER (Photo by Greg Baker / AFP) (Photo …

China Claims Russia Increasingly Interested in Trade in Yuan

Russian companies have increasingly turned to China and India to sell products originally intended for U.S.-allied markets in recent months due to Western sanctions against Moscow, China’s state-run Global Times reported on Tuesday, noting that these alternative transactions are often settled in local currencies.

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