28 Oct '11, 9pm

China 'unfriends' an old friend - TODAYonline

One of the most strikingly controversial comments to come out of Chinese debates surrounding the death of Libyan strongman Muammar Gaddafi was one made by a Chinese Foreign Ministry official. In an interview with French journalist Jean-Louis Gouraud two days prior to Gaddafi's death, the director-general of African affairs Lu Shaye said that "Gaddafi is not a friend of China". He added that "on the contrary, he was the guest of many Western leaders". Though this remark was widely ridiculed by Chinese netizens, scholars and official commentators rushed to Lu's defence. One netizen wondered why the Foreign Ministry had not made it clear that Gaddafi was not a friend of China one year, or even a month, ago. Yuan Feng asked: "Why was China the last country among permanent members of the United Nations Security Council to recognise Libya's transitional government?" Yuan also as...

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