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Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit Addresses CIIS Form

CIIS Time:07 10, 2018 Writer:CIIS Editor:何丹

On July 9th, Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul Gheit of the League of Arab States (LAS) addressed CIIS Forum. CIIS President Amb. Qi Zhenhong met with the delegation, and Vice President Dong Manyuan chaired the meeting. Chinese Ambassador to Egypt Song Aiguo, and LAS Assistant Secretary-General Hossam Zaki etc. attended the forum.

Secretary-General Gheit delivered a keynote speech on China-Arab relations, and regional and international issues of common concern. Ahmed Aboul Gheit reflected on three main strategic challenges the Arab region is facing today: the Palestinian question, the regional interventions in internal Arab affairs, as well as terrorism and religious reform. Gheit also answered questions on what role the LAS could play in promoting China-Arab common development under the framework of Belt and Road Initiative .

 Over 30 participants from Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, CIIS, China Center for Contemporary World Studies, Beijing Language and Culture University, Xinhua News Agency, and China Daily also attended the meeting.