Robert Mugabe and Xi Jinping
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China welcomes Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe as 'old friend'

China's vice-president has held talks in Beijing with Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe, whom he praised as an "old friend" of China.

Xi Jinping said the 87-year-old was "a famed leader of the national liberation movement in Africa".

  • 17 Nov 2011
  • From the section China