Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

China keen to step up in Mideast as US shifts attention to Indo-Pacific

  • Four months after his last trip to the Middle East, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi visits Syria, Egypt and Algeria
  • China is positioning itself to be involved in the region’s economic and political landscape, but analysts question how much influence it can assert

Topic |   China-Africa relations
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune (right) meets visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi (left) in Algiers, Algeria, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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