A sip of friendship: Drinking mate tea in Argentina

Mate is not only the drink that Lionel Messi holds every time he appears. In Argentina, it's a common sight to witness people drinking mate, a beloved beverage. However, mate is so much more than just a simple drink in the South American country – it is a symbol of unity and friendship due to its distinct feature of being shared with a communal straw. Join us as we take a ride on a mate drinking challenge in Argentina!

CGTN is launching the "Cup of Tea" challenge in honor of the 10th anniversary of the China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative. Invite your friends and have a cup of tea!

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