‘We can’t be bullied’: Rwanda won’t take sides in US-China rivalry, envoy says

Rwanda will not be “bullied” into taking sides in the superpower rivalry between the United States and China, a senior Rwandan diplomat said in an exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post, adding that Beijing has been “really helpful” to many African economies.

James Kimonyo, Rwanda’s ambassador to China, said both Washington and Beijing were important partners for the African country, which has been rebuilding its economy in the three decades since the end of its civil war.

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