Aboul Gheit: Arab-Chinese relations rest on solid ground

The secretary general of the Arab League, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, stressed the need to strengthen Arab-Chinese cooperation, stressing that it could unleash enormous and promising potential.

In his speech at the Arab-Chinese summit hosted by Riyadh, he said that the Arab-Chinese relations are now on solid ground, explaining that there is an Arab desire to build bridges of cooperation with China in all fields.

The need for mutual relations

He also underlined the enthusiasm of Arab countries to strengthen partnership and relations with China, stressing that the convening of the first Arab-Chinese summit reflects the importance of the joint relationship.

In addition, he found the need to start a process pace to end the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.

The Palestinian president calls on Britain and America to apologize for the Balfour Declaration

For his part, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said: “We appreciate the efforts to strengthen the strategic partnership with China.”

He also added: “We affirm Palestine’s support for the principle of one China, and we stand with it in the face of the evil campaigns to which it is exposed.”

“The Arab-China summit is a great opportunity to promote the Belt and Road Initiative,” he said.

Moreover, Abbas put in guard against the Israeli occupation that remains without accountability, denouncing Tel Aviv’s efforts to change Jerusalem’s Arab identity.

He also said: “We will not abandon the commitment to international law”, calling on the international community to boycott any Israeli government that does not recognize the pace.

The Palestinian president has demanded that Britain and America apologize for provoking the Balfour Declaration.

The Palestinian president also said that the international system allows the Israeli authorities to “continue unilateral actions, settlement settlements, displacements, house demolitions and change the identity of Jerusalem.”

Abbas called for support efforts to gain recognition of the State of Palestine, full membership in the United Nations, ensure international protection for the Palestinian people, and implement resolutions of international legitimacy on the Palestinian cause.

Tunisia: Difficult conditions favor terrorism

In turn, Tunisian President Kais Saied said in his speech that difficult conditions are conducive to terrorism.

“Bridges must be built instead of political walls and axes,” he said, adding, “A new road must be paved with China for a better future.”

He also warned of the difficulty of the challenges facing people in Worldwide.

“We do not lack the will or the wisdom to build a new world based on development and security,” he added.

Yemeni Presidential Council: The timing of the summit is perfect

For his part, the head of the Yemeni Presidential Council said that this summit was a starting point for strengthening Arab-Chinese relations.

Rashad Al-Alimi said in his speech, “This summit is an opportunity to achieve progress and development,” appreciating China’s stand in support of Yemeni legitimacy.

“The timing of the summit is ideal for addressing the challenges the world is facing,” he added.

Furthermore, Al-Alimi called for pushing the Iranian-backed Houthi militia to end its violations, indicating that Tehran continues to arm the Houthi militia.

The head of the Yemeni Presidential Council also warned of the dangers of any spill from the Safer Reservoir due to Houthis intransigence, calling for support for the classification of the Houthis on the terrorist list.

Sudan: China is our country’s main trading partner

In turn, the head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, said in his speech, “We look forward to this summit leading to the strengthening of relations between Arab countries and China.”

“Sudanese-Chinese relations are historic and Beijing is our country’s largest trading partner,” he said.

He also added, “We hope the Arab-China summit will be held regularly,” noting that the Belt and Road strategy represents a practical model for cooperation and development around the world.

He also said, “The project to connect Sudan to Dakar via train would achieve an economic boom,” indicating that Sudan is putting all its capabilities into strengthening the strategic partnership with China.

Morocco: We have a deep strategic partnership with Saudi Arabia

In addition, the Moroccan prime minister delivered the Moroccan monarch’s speech at the Arab-Chinese summit and said that the long-standing Arab-Chinese relationship is looking forward to promising future cooperation.

“We appreciate China’s enthusiasm and role in supporting the stability of the Arab region,” he said, noting that China’s support for the Palestinian cause is an important asset for a just and comprehensive settlement.

He also added, “We still have opportunities to develop trade and integration with China,” emphasizing his country’s support for the one-China policy.

In his speech, King Mohammed VI of Morocco affirmed a deep strategic partnership uniting his country with Saudi Arabia.

Algeria: strengthen strategic relations between the Arab world and China

Furthermore, Algerian Prime Minister Ayman bin Abdel Rahman said on Friday that strengthening strategic relations between the Arab world and China would contribute to the emergence of a “multipolar world” away from unilateral policies.

And he indicated that the Arab countries have not lagged behind in upholding the principle and policy of one China.

Furthermore, he stressed that China has provided great support to Arab countries in dealing with the Corona virus.

3 day visit

Interestingly, the Chinese president, Xi Jinping, has arrived in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday for a 3-day visit, during which it held bilateral meetings and attended 3 summits: a Saudi-China summit, a Gulf-China summit with the participation of the leaders of the Cooperation Council countries Gulf and an Arab-Chinese summit With the participation of the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council and the Arab countries.

The three summits discussed strengthening relations in all fields.

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