China's Best Friends: List of countries who have refused to attend the Nobel peace prize ceremony
As of date, 44 countries will attend the Nobel peace prize ceremony to honor Liu Xiaobo. China's 'friends', there are quite some who will not attend. Most are China's long-term allies or trade partners. The Guardian lists these countries:
Pakistan, Iran, Sudan, Russia, Kazakhstan, Colombia, Tunisia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Iraq, Vietnam, Afghanistan, Venezuela, the Philippines, Egypt, Ukraine, Cuba and Morocco....Algeria and Sri Lanka have not replied to their invitations.
Aren't these governments the best advertisements for humanity on this planet?