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Wang Yi Meets With African and Mideast FMs on Sidelines of OIC Gathering

Somali Foreign Minister Abisaid Muse Ali meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi opn the sidelines of the OIC in Pakistan. Image via @MinisterMOFA.

Wang Yi used the opportunity of his visit to the OIC meeting in Pakistan for side-line talks with counterparts from prominent members of the organization of Islamic states, including Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Egypt, Turkey and Thailand.

These talks reportedly covered regional and bilateral cooperation across a wide range of issues, with Ukraine, Middle East security, and broad cooperation featuring prominently. The meetings also dovetailed with prominent visits byChinese Special Envoys to East Africa and the Middle East, and Wang’s meetings with African leaders this weekend.

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