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China Sending 1,800 Peacekeepers to South Sudan

China is sending hundreds of troops to join the U.N. peacekeeping force in war-torn South Sudan, where Chinese companies have major oil interests. Comments from China's Foreign Ministry on Tuesday followed a report in the Wall Street Journal that said China was deploying troops to protect South Sudanese oil fields and the Chinese workers and installations around them. Responding to reporters' questions, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying made no mention of oil or Chinese...

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