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Fruitful conference in Beijing ushers in new chapter of China-Arab ties: Arab experts

Xinhua | 2018-07

CAIRO, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Arab experts lauded the just-concluded China-Arab cooperation conference for ushering in a new chapter of the China-Arab relations by producing a blueprint for future development of the strategic partnership.  The eighth ministerial conference of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF), held on Tuesday in Beijing, China, approved the Beijing Declaration, a Declaration of Action on Sino-Arab Belt and Road Cooperation, and an action plan guiding the development of the CASCF from 2018 to 2020.  Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a speech at the opening ceremony of the conference, announced that China and the Arab countries had agreed to establish a "future-oriented strategic partnership of comprehensive cooperation and common development."