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China plans cooperation with Arab countries

(Xinhua) Updated: 2014-05-19 19:27

BEIJING - China and Arab countries will map out cooperation plans to promote their relations through the upcoming sixth ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF).

Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei told a regular press briefing that China believed the meeting will achieve its goals and take the China-Arab strategic partnership of cooperation to a new high.

The sixth ministerial meeting will be held in Beijing on June 5. Foreign ministers, representatives of China and Arab countries, as well as Secretary-general of the League of Arab States Nabil Elaraby will attend the meeting.

Delegates will discuss forum building, China-Arab relations, substantial cooperation in all areas and international and regional issues of common concern.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the CASCF.

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