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Report: China Presidential Delegation Smuggled Ivory out of Tanzania

A new report claims a delegation of Chinese President Xi Jinping illegally purchased thousands of kilograms of ivory during a 2013 visit to Tanzania. The accusation was made Thursday in an Environmental Investigation Agency report that said Chinese demand for ivory is devastating Tanzania's elephant population. The EIA said the Chinese delegation used the March 2013 visit to sneak the elephant tusks out of the country in diplomatic bags on Xi's airplane. The report by the...

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