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Newsline: Top Middle East diplomats converge on China

Top diplomats from across the Middle East will be in China this week, with the Chinese foreign ministry announcing visits by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavuşoğlu and his Iranian counterpart Hossein Amir-Abdollahian. The two ministers will visit on Wednesday and Friday, as the country hosts a series of talks with Gulf nations on economic cooperation and regional issues such as the Iran nuclear deal. On Monday, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud reached “broad consensus on bilateral relations, practical cooperation and multilateral coordination”, state news agency Xinhua reported. (https://finance.yahoo.com/news/top-middle-east-diplomats-converge-093000560.html) The foreign ministers of China and Saudi Arabia discussed ways to link Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative with the kingdom’s economic diversification plans in talks on Monday in the eastern Chinese city of Wuxi, according to state media.

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