Why is Chinese President Xi Jinping holding meetings?

S Venkateshwari
Why is Chinese President Xi jinping holding meetings?

Amid the ongoing tension with America and Taiwan, China is currently engaged in wooing Muslim countries around the world. The leaders of Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Tunisia are scheduled to visit china this week, as per the announcement from the Chinese Foreign Ministry. China will be visited during this period by King Hamad of Bahrain, President Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, and President Kais Saied of Tunisia. According to Hua Chunying, a spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, all of these leaders will visit china as states between May 28 and june 1. During this time, these leaders will participate in the opening ceremony of the 10th ministerial conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum.

The China-Arab States Cooperation Forum was established in 2004 during the visit of then-President Hu Jintao to Cairo. This forum connects china with 22 members of the Arab States League. These include countries like Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Palestine, kuwait and Qatar. Under the policies of this forum, foreign ministers of a total of 23 countries meet every two years to discuss cooperation in politics, economy and security. In the past years, senior officials of these countries have also met for intensive cooperation in energy, technology and public health.

What did the Chinese Foreign Ministry say?

Chinese President Xi jinping will participate in the upcoming meeting on Thursday. This meeting is being held in Beijing. During a briefing on monday morning, China's Deputy Foreign minister Deng Li said that Xi jinping will hold personal meetings with the leaders of the JAR countries. china is attempting to mediate the conflict between israel and Hamas, which is why these meetings are happening. china has already reaffirmed the policy of two nations. To put an end to this violence, china has also demanded an international peace conference. According to Deng, there is a long-term way to maintain peace in both countries through the two-state solution. china wants the Israel-Hamas crisis resolved as quickly as possible.

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