Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE
Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE
Diplomacy

China’s foreign minister starts Middle East tour with Iran deal, alliances high on agenda

  • Wang Yi began his trip in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday and he will visit five other nations over the next week
  • Former ambassador to Tehran says Beijing wants to send a message to the US that it remains a key player on the Iran nuclear issue

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Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE
Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s trip to the Middle East comes amid an escalation of tensions between Beijing and Western allies. Photo: EPA-EFE
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