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Tuesday, 28 March 2023 03:26 GMT

China foreign minister holds meeting with Saudi Arabia to reinforce relations


(MENAFN) China's new foreign minister Qin Gang seeks to establish sturdier relations with Saudi Arabia and prepare a China-Gulf free exchange zone "as soon as possible", as said by a ministry announcement issued late on Monday.

Qin, who was just lately labeled to the position, made the suggestion in a telephone discussion with his Saudi Arabian fellow, Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud, also mentioning that China highly grows Saudi Arabia's consistent company back on issues including China's core interests.

He stated that the parties need to additionally grow collaboration on economy, exchange, energy, infrastructure, investment, finance, as well as peak technology.

Additionally, Qin stressed for continuously reinforcing the China-Gulf strategic cooperation and constructing "the China-Gulf Free Trade Zone as soon as possible."

Throughout the phone discussion, Prince Faisal praised Qin Gang on his additional post as foreign minister and the two representatives studied Saudi-Chinese ties.

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