Beijing backs jail term for Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan in Tanzania

//Beijing backs jail term for Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan in Tanzania

Beijing backs jail term for Chinese ‘Ivory Queen’ Yang Fenglan in Tanzania

Beijing said it supported the 15-year jail sentence handed down to a notorious trafficker of elephant tusks by a Tanzanian court on Tuesday, and refused to extend any help to the convicted Chinese national.China is “ready to work with the international community to protect wildlife and curb international trade”, foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said at a press briefing on Wednesday.“We do not shield the illegal activities of Chinese citizens and support the relevant Tanzanian authority’s…

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