China's delicate diplomacy in South Sudan

China doesn't have much experience as an international mediator, especially in Africa. However, Beijing is playing a central role in the ongoing peace talks in Addis Ababa to resolve the stand-off between the president and his rival vice president. With billions of dollars in investments on the line, China has a lot at stake in South Sudan and is being forced to be a much more proactive diplomatic player than it is usually accustomed.

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