AU commission chief extolls AU-China partnership

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Added On February 12, 2019

 Mahamat made the remarks at the opening of the 32nd AU summit on Sunday in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, in front of African leaders, foreign diplomats, and other prominent personalities.

 
The AU Commission chief said that the AU and China have enjoyed fruitful relations, adding that the success of last year's Forum of China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) summit in Beijing demonstrated "the unprecedented dynamism" of the two sides' partnership.
 
SOUNDBITE(FRENCH): MOUSSA FAKI MAHAMAT,AU Commission Chairperson
"The remarkable success of FOCAC illustrates the unprecedented dynamism of our partnership. The opening of an AU office in Beijing will obviously strengthen the diverse and fruitful partnership, including the strategic dialogue between the AU commission and China."
 
AU officially launched the AU representational office in Beijing in September 2018.