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Reports: Xi Expected to Travel to Saudi Arabia for December Summits

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with his Saudi Arabian counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan for the fourth meeting of the political and diplomatic sub-committee under the China-Saudi Arabia high-level joint committee. Image via the Saudi Press Agency.

Chinese President Xi Jinping will reportedly travel to Saudi Arabia in December to attend a trio of Sino-Arab summits taking place in the Kingdom. The latest rumors about President Xi’s purported trip surfaced late last week following the fourth round of talks between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Saudi counterpart Prince Faisal bin Farhan.

Saudi sources have hinted that President Xi plans to attend the upcoming Saudi-Chinese Summit, The China-Gulf Cooperation Council Summit, and the Arab-China Summit. However, these visits have not been officially confirmed by Riyadh or Beijing.

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