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China expresses regret over US re-imposing sanctions on Iran

Beijing, Monday, 5 November 2018

China’s Foreign Ministry spokes-person Hua Chunying said that China expresses regret over US decision to re-impose sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 Iran nuke deal. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China and Morocco exchanges congratulatory messages

Beijing, Thursday, 1 November 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Moroccan King Mohammed VI exchanged congratulations to mark the 60th anniversary of the diplomatic ties between the two countries. Similarly, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Moroccan Prime Minister Saad Eddine El Othmani have exchanged congratulatory messages. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China and Palestine exchanges congratulatory messages

Beijing, Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Palestinian counterpart Mahmoud Abbas exchanged greetings on the 30th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



Algeria sign pacts with China

Algiers, Monday, 26 November 2018

Algeria and China signed cooperation documents for the implementation of a mega integrated project worth US$6 billion for the exploitation of phosphate in the eastern region of Algeria. It was signed by CEO of Algerian energy giant Sonatrach Abdelmoumen Ould Kaddour and Chairman of CITIC Construction Chen Xiaojia in the province of Tebessa in east Algeria. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Egypt and China enhance co-operation through ‘Belt and Road’

Cairo, Thursday, 15 November 2018

The second Egypt-China Investment and Trade Expo and the “Belt and Road” China-Egypt Cooperation Forum, was hosted in November by the Egyptian Chamber of Commerce in China and the Egyptian-Chinese Friendship Association at Cairo International Convention Centre. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


China International Import Expo creates cooperation opportunities for whole world: Israel Minister of Science and Technology

Jerusalem, Saturday, 3 November 2018

Israeli Scientific Minister Ofir Akunis said that the upcoming China International Import Expo (CIIE) would create “good opportunity” for the whole world to cooperate with each other. He also said that the opportunities for the bilateral cooperation, especially in the high-tech sector are big. Source: Xinhua, Beijing  



Arab Countries boosts their co-operation in renewable energy

Cairo, Saturday, 10 November 2018

Officials and businessmen from the Arab countries and China met in Cairo to discuss future cooperation in the field of energy, particularly renewable energy. The fields of sustainable, renewable and clean energy were highlighted as a key area of energy cooperation between the two sides. Source: Xinhua, Beijing



China, Egypt to boost military co-operation

Beijing, Thursday, 22 November 2018

Chinese State Councillor and Minister of National Defence Wei Fenghe met with Egyptian Military Chief of Staff Mohamed Farid Hegazy in Beijing and expressed China's willingness to enhance strategic communication between the two militaries. He urged mutual visits, professional exchanges, joint exercises, joint training, personnel training and other areas. Source: Xinhua, Beijing


Xi offers congratulations on annual observances of International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian People

Madrid, Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Chinese President Xi Jinping extended congratulations over UN-organized annual observances of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People and said that the Palestinian issue has been one of the major issues in Middle East for a lasting impact on peace and stability in the region. Source:  Xinhua, Beijing


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