China and Arab countries will raise a unified voice on the issue of Palestine, says senior diplomat



China and Arab countries will raise a common voice on the issue of Palestine at the 10th Ministerial Conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum, said Deng Li, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs of China, at a press conference on Monday.


Deng said that this conference will focus on in-depth discussions and study specific measures on implementing the consensus reached by heads of state, expanding China-Arab cooperation in various fields, and accelerating the construction of a China-Arab community with a shared future.


The conference plans to adopt a series of final documents, which will further consolidate the consensus between China and Arab countries, plan the next stage of cooperation, and raise a common voice from China and Arab countries on the Palestinian issue, he revealed.


Deng said that Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend the forum's opening ceremony on May 30, along with King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi of Egypt, President Kais Saied of Tunisia, and President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates - all of whom will make state visits to China from May 28 to June 1.


Xi will also deliver a keynote speech at the opening ceremony, Deng added.


This fully embodies the common desire of both sides to unite, cooperate, and elevate China-Arab relations to a new level, he concluded.


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