China Reaffirms Providing Humanitarian Assistance in Tigray

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin

Addis Ababa February 23/2021 (Walta)- China reaffirmed its support for Ethiopia Government’s efforts in providing help and assistance to the people in Tigray.

Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin made the remark at a daily press briefing when commenting on the humanitarian situation in Tigray Regional State.

Wang said, “given the shortage of basic living materials in Tigray, China will offer emergency food assistance including rice and wheat to relieve the difficulties faced by the local people.”

“As a good friend to Ethiopia, China hopes that all Ethiopian people including those in Tigray enjoy peace, stability, and prosperity. We support the Ethiopian government’s efforts in providing help and assistance to people in Tigray and restoring local life and production,” he added.

The Spokesperson expressed that China hopes Ethiopia will maintain peace and stability and expects Tigray Regional State will restore normal life and work.

He also called on the international community to give more support and make a joint contribution to restoring normal life in the region.

It is to be recalled that the Ethio-China friendship has withstood the test of the changing international landscape, and the two countries have achieved fruitful cooperation through their strategic partnership, ENA stated.

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