Top-level China forum to bring Qatar back to Arab League table

Ministers from all 22 Arab League states, including isolated Qatar, will meet for the first time in a year in Beijing next week as China steps up its engagement with the Middle East.
The officials will be in the Chinese capital on Tuesday for the China-Arab States Ministerial Meeting, which will be opened by Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Egypt cut commercial and diplomatic ties with Qatar more than a year ago over Qatar’s alleged support for Iran…

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