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China, Saudi Arabia Meet to Discuss Expanding Military Ties

TWEET TRANSLATION: His Excellency the Assistant Minister of Defense for Executive Affairs, Dr. Khalid bin Hussein Al-Bayari meets with the Chinese Minister of Defense, Lieutenant-General Wei Fenghe to discuss defense and military cooperation relations.

Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe met with top defense officials from Saudi Arabia over the weekend to discuss closer security and military relations between the two countries.

The timing of Saturday’s meeting is significant. It occurred just one month before U.S. President Joe Biden is scheduled to fly to Riyadh to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. The U.S. has become increasingly concerned over Saudi Arabia’s steadily improving ties with China. (ALARABIYA)

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