China FM on Africa visit sidesteps call for UN council seat


              China's Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, center, shakes hands with African Union Commission (AUC) chair Moussa Faki Mahamat as he arrives at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Qin has begun a five-nation tour of Africa aimed at bolstering Chinese-African ties. (AP Photo)
            
              China's Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, center, arrives at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Qin has begun a five-nation tour of Africa aimed at bolstering Chinese-African ties. (AP Photo)
            China's Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, center, visits the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Qin has begun a five-nation tour of Africa aimed at bolstering Chinese-African ties. (AP Photo) China's Foreign Minister, Qin Gang, center, arrives at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Qin has begun a five-nation tour of Africa aimed at bolstering Chinese-African ties. (AP Photo)
China FM on Africa visit sidesteps call for UN council seat