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Chinese Foreign Minister to Lead UN Security Council Meeting on Gaza

File image of Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. Photo: Ahn Young-joon / POOL / AFP

Wang Yi, China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will chair a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting in New York on the ongoing crisis in Gaza.

China, the current UNSC president, called the meeting scheduled for November 29. It comes as the two sides are looking into extending the temporary ceasefire that started last week to allow for the return of further Israeli hostages and Palestinian detainees.

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