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Sisi to take part in China-Arab States Summit in Riyadh Friday

Thursday، 08 December 2022 - 08:49 PM

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi will take part in the first China-Arab States Summit on Friday with the participation of Arab leaders and Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Sisi's participation in the China-Arab States Summit comes as part of Egypt's keenness on fostering and developing relations and strengthening historical ties binding the Arab states and China along with effectively contributing to efforts to enhance the joint action mechanisms to achieve common interests.

The summit aims at building on the political dialogue between the two sides as well as coordinating and holding consultations on means of maximizing the horizons of joint cooperation at the economic and development levels and addressing means of maintaining international and regional peace and security.

China is considered the second trade partner for Arab countries after the European Union as the volume of trade between China and Arab states upped by around 37 percent to hit dlrs 330 billion in 2021 compared with dlrs 239.5 billion in 2020 and dlrs 266.4 billion in 2019.

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