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Xi to Host Arab Leaders This Week Amid Gaza Crisis

A file image of Egypt's President President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi (L) greeting China's President Xi Jinping. Image: Andy Wong / Pool / AFP.

China’s Foreign Ministry confirmed that President Xi Jinping will host the leaders of four Arab countries this week, as Beijing hosts the tenth China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) ministerial meeting on Thursday.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa, Tunisian President Kais Saied, and United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will all attend, together with foreign ministers from several Arab states.

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