Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying announces:
President Xi Jinping will host the Extraordinary China-Africa Summit on Solidarity against COVID-19 in Beijing on June 17 and deliver a keynote speech.
The Extraordinary Summit, jointly proposed by China, South Africa,the rotating chair of the AU and Senegal, the co-chair of the FOCAC, will be held via videolink. Leaders of African countries including the members of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union and the rotating chairs of Africa's major sub-regional organizations and the Chairperson of the AU Commission will attend upon invitation. The Secretary-General of the United Nations and the Director-General of the World Health Organization will also attend the meeting as special guests.