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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas Heads to Beijing to See if China is Serious About Mediating Conflict With Israel

File image of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Arab League Summit in Jeddah on May 19, 2023. STR / SPA / AFP

Mideast diplomacy will be back at the top of the agenda in Beijing this week when Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas arrives in the Chinese capital on Tuesday for a four-day visit.

The Palestinian leader is reportedly going to see if there is a way for China to intervene in the peace process with Israel that’s been stalled since 2014.

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