China says Ethiopia capable of handling Tigray conflict

Tigray memorial

A man holds a candle during a memorial service for the victims of the Tigray conflict organized by the city administration, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on November 3, 2021. China has expressed confidence in Ethiopian government handling the conflict.

Photo credit: AFP

What you need to know:

  • China says it is confident the Ethiopian government is able to have things in control and protect Ethiopians and Chinese citizens residing in the country

China says the Ethiopian government is capable of managing the conflict in Tigray, becoming one of few actors to oppose what Beijing says is foreign interference in the Horn country.

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