On the 7th and 9th day of April 2020, The Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, Mr Zhao Lijian said that his ministry have seen media Reports of African nationals complaining about discrimination in China. Replying to this recent Reports, Mr Lijian stated that Africa and China are more united than ever before and that they are not in anyway discriminating against Africans or any other foreign nationals living in China…..
He also added that the people of China treats all foreigners living in the country with respect, the same way they would treat their fellow Chinese citizens. We have zero tolerance for discrimination and reject differential treatment to any African nationals living in China, said foreign minister Zhao Lijian. He further stated that the people of China cannot forget the supports provided by African nationals living in China during the crucial stage of the fight against coronavirus.
He also used the medium to urge Africans and other foreign nationals living in China to abide by the rules guiding the pandemic situation in China. That is the only way their safety and the safety of everyone else in the country can be guaranteed…….