Logo 25 Jan 2021

Xi calls Laos party chief

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On Thursday, Xi Jinping made a phone call to Thongloun Sisoulith, general secretary of the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP).

Some context: Like China, Laos is a one-party state dominated by the communist LPRP.

Xi congratulated Sisoulith on his election to Laos’ top spot earlier in...