Obtaining energy supplies from Gulf countries is a major concern for China, but it also wants to boost technological ties with the region. Photo: AFP
Obtaining energy supplies from Gulf countries is a major concern for China, but it also wants to boost technological ties with the region. Photo: AFP

China seeks to boost ties with Saudis as Arab summit announced

  • Beijing is seeking to enhance its energy ties with the Gulf at a time when the US-Saudi relationship is coming under strain
  • President Xi Jinping’s attendance is yet to be confirmed, but Saudi Arabia has previously said he is planning to visit the country

Obtaining energy supplies from Gulf countries is a major concern for China, but it also wants to boost technological ties with the region. Photo: AFP
Obtaining energy supplies from Gulf countries is a major concern for China, but it also wants to boost technological ties with the region. Photo: AFP
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