China-Arab ties to be promoted through ministerial meeting: foreign ministry

21:57, May 13, 2010      

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China believes the fourth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum will play a positive role in promoting ties between China and the Arab States.

Foreign Ministry spokesman Ma Zhaoxu made the remarks Thursday at a regular press conference.

The meeting, with the theme of "Deepening All-Round Cooperation for Common Development," opened in Tianjin on Thursday.

Ma said Chinese President Hu Jintao would meet with the delegates Friday, while Premier Wen Jiabao would attend the meeting's opening ceremony and deliver an important speech Thursday afternoon.

The broad and in-depth discussions were expected to cover China-Arab states relations, forum building, practical cooperation and international and regional issues of common concern.

It is the second time the ministerial meeting has been held in China since the forum was established six years ago.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:梁军)

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