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China stakes out a role for itself in post-war Syria

In recent weeks China has offered indications of a future role in Syria, comprising not only infrastructure investment and trade as the conflict appears to wind down, but also a novel desire to increase cooperation on the counter-terrorism front. On Aug. 5, the Chinese Embassy in Damascus released a letter written by Ambassador Qi Qianjin, which […]