The flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel fly at the Peace Bridge in Netanya, Israel, after the two countries agreed to diplomatic recognition. Photo: AP
The flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel fly at the Peace Bridge in Netanya, Israel, after the two countries agreed to diplomatic recognition. Photo: AP
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US-China relations: Middle East countries under pressure to take sides against Beijing: former Chinese envoy

  • Former Chinese ambassador to the region says UAE-Israel agreement part of bigger American bid to isolate Iran
  • US also expected to try to exclude Chinese players from reconstruction of Iraq and Syria, he says

The flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel fly at the Peace Bridge in Netanya, Israel, after the two countries agreed to diplomatic recognition. Photo: AP
The flags of the United Arab Emirates and Israel fly at the Peace Bridge in Netanya, Israel, after the two countries agreed to diplomatic recognition. Photo: AP
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