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Communist Party of China Plans Arab Outreach

File image of Liu Jianchao, China's Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the head of the CPC's International Liaison Department. Image: Kazuhiro Nogi / AFP

The Communist Party of China wants to sharply increase its coordination with Arab countries. This was a key takeaway from the mid-July’s fourth China-Arab States Political Parties Dialogue, which brought CPC officials together with delegates from 67 political parties from across the Arab world.

Professor Xie Chuntao, the Vice President of the Central Party School, told the gathering: “We want to increase the number of political party cadres and civil servants from Arab countries coming to the Party School for training”.

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