Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters
Diplomacy

China ‘offered Middle East appealing alternative to US’ amid Xinjiang scrutiny

  • Beijing’s attitude towards human rights is attractive in the Middle East, academic says
  • Countries in the region need economic aid and vaccines, both of which China can offer, another expert notes

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Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (second from right) meets his counterpart from the United Arab Emirates, Abdullah bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, last week. Photo: Reuters
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