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BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 03: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they pose for photograph during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held at the Great Hall of the People on September 3, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Andy Wong - Pool/Getty Images)

BEIJING, CHINA - SEPTEMBER 03: Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou, left, shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping as they pose for photograph during the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation held at the Great Hall of the People on September 3, 2018 in Beijing, China. (Photo by Andy Wong - Pool/Getty Images)