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Mohammed bin Salman Welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping to Saudi Capital

HeadlineDec 08, 2022

In Saudi Arabia, Chinese President Xi Jinping received a lavish welcome from Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Wednesday as Xi arrived for a three-day visit to Riyadh. China is Saudi Arabia’s top oil importer, and Saudi media report the two nations are expected to sign agreements worth $30 billion, including on information technology, transportation and construction.

Here in the U.S., over 100 groups urged Congress on Wednesday to vote for Bernie Sanders’s Yemen War Powers Resolution to end U.S. backing for Saudi Arabia’s war and blockade in Yemen. On Tuesday, Sanders said he now has enough support to pass a resolution in the Senate and he plans to bring his measure to a floor vote as early as next week.

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